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Pronunciation: /twɜːrl; twɜːl/

Translation of twirl in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [cane/baton] (hacer*) girar, revolear (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) he was twirling his mustache se estaba retorciendo el bigote she was twirling her hair jugueteaba con el pelo (enroscándoselo en los dedos)
    Example sentences
    • Obviously a boy who appreciates a big stage when he sees one, Jack danced and twirled and spun with abandon, much to the delight of the photographers.
    • From time to time, Russian dancers clad in national costume would pop up to dance between the tables, somehow reminiscent of a doll twirling round and round inside a music box.
    • She looked absolutely radiant with joy in her period dress, spinning and twirling on the floor.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo


  • with a twirl of his cane haciendo girar or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) revolear el bastón por el aire give us a twirl! [colloquial/familiar] date una vuelta para que te veamos [colloquial/familiar]

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