Definition of twirl noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//twɜːl//
; NAmE NAmE//twɜːrl//
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the action of a person spinning around once Kate did a twirl in her new dress. Word Originlate 16th cent.: probably an alteration (by association with whirl) of tirl, a variant of archaic trill ‘twiddle, spin’.
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