spiralnoun [ C ]uk /ˈspaɪə.rəl/ us /ˈspaɪr.əl/
- The country's economy is on a downward spiral.
- The pasta was in small spiral shapes.
- The staircase was a grand spiral of marble.
spiralverb [ I usually + adv/prep ]uk /ˈspaɪə.rəl/ us /ˈspaɪr.əl/ -ll- or US usually -l-
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