There are 2 translations of whirl in Spanish:

whirl1

Pronunciation: /hwɜːrl; wɜːl/

vi

  • 1.1 (spin) [person] girar, dar* vueltas; [leaves/dust] arremolinarse; [head] dar* vueltas the sails of the windmill were whirling around and around las aspas del molino giraban sin parar my head was giddy, the room was whirling estaba mareado, todo me daba vueltas
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    • It seemed as though her body was dissolving, and as the potency rose, that her mind was whirling, spinning free of her.
    • I stared out the window, my mind spinning and whirling.
    • He was once again stoic and calculating, the face was blank, but she could sense that behind it his mind was whirling.
    1.2 (move fast) (+ adv compl) she whirled past on her bike pasó en su bicicleta como una exhalación he whirled around se dio media vuelta rápidamente
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    • He slammed the brakes as the world whirled around and past him.
    • Whole afternoons must whirl past in a daze at Highgrove with hundreds of people rushing about.
    • The world whirled past me in a blur, and I didn't stop for anything.

vt

(+ adv compl)
  • 1.1 (spin) hacer* girar the boat was whirled around by the current la corriente hacía girar el bote the wind whirled the dust into the air el viento levantaba remolinos de polvo 1.2 (convey quickly) llevar (rápidamente) he whirled us off to a nightclub nos llevó a un club nocturno
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    • The wind whistled through the trees, making the leaves whirl round Tanon's head.
    • Will I soon be going to Tea Dances at the village hall, whirling Mrs Skidmore round in a slow waltz in between the cups of weak Typhoo and the Garibaldi biscuits?
    • She kicked off her sandals and we started dancing; me whirling her round and round while her bare feet flew frivolously over the grass.

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Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 2 translations of whirl in Spanish:

whirl2

n

  • (turn) giro (m), vuelta (f); (of dust) remolino (m), torbellino (m) the social whirl el ajetreo de la vida social my head was in a whirl mi cabeza era un torbellino, la cabeza me daba vueltas he was in a whirl estaba totalmente confundido to give sth a whirl [colloquial/familiar] let's give it a whirl probemos, hagamos la prueba, intentémoslo
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    • The tempestuous whirl of circum-Antarctic waters is also responsible for their being among the most fertile in the world.
    • The rainbows of colour scattered around the room coupled with the whirl of the spinning wheels when they are put into motion is an amazing combination and makes for a very comfortable atmosphere.
    • The whirl of snow rises up next to me becoming bigger than life, completely engulfs me and quickly passes over.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.