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

     

    whirlwind

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈwɜːlwɪnd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrlwɪnd//
     
    Wind
     
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  1. 1a very strong wind that moves very fast in a spinning movement and causes a lot of damage See related entries: Wind
  2. 2a situation or series of events where a lot of things happen very quickly To recover from the divorce, I threw myself into a whirlwind of activities.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: whirlwind

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