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Meaning of “whirl” in the English Dictionary

"whirl" in British English

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whirlverb [I or T]

uk   /wɜːl/  us   /wɝːl/

whirlnoun

uk   /wɜːl/  us   /wɝːl/
(Definition of whirl from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"whirl" in American English

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whirlverb [I/T]

 us   /hwɜrl, wɜrl/
to ​spin or ​cause something to ​spin: [I] The ​wind came up and the ​snowbegan to whirl around us.
whirl
noun [C]  us   /hwɜrl, wɜrl/
The ​dance was an ​exciting, ​dizzy whirl.
(Definition of whirl from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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