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Definition of gyrate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gyrate
he / she / it gyrates
past simple gyrated
-ing form gyrating
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to move around in circles; to make something, especially a part of your body, move around They began gyrating to the music. The leaves gyrated slowly to the ground. gyrate something As the lead singer gyrated his hips, the crowd screamed wildly.
noun [countable, usually plural, uncountable] The butterflies were performing aerial gyrations. the gyration of the earth on its axis
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