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 snow began 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)