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English definition of “twirl”

twirl

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep]     /twɜːl/ US  /twɝːl/
to ( cause to) give a sudden quick turn or set of turns in a circle : She danced and twirled across the room . He twirled the ribbon round the stick . He twirled his umbrella as he walked . She twirled her baton high in the air as she led the parade .Revolving, rotating and spinning twirl     noun [C] She did a twirl (= turned quickly round) in her new skirt .Revolving, rotating and spinning
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