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English definition of “gyrate”


verb [I] uk   /dʒaɪˈreɪt/ us    /ˈdʒaɪ.reɪt/
to turn around and around on a fixed point, usually quicklyDance and choreography in generalRevolving, rotating and spinning to dance, especially in a sexual way: A line of male dancers gyrated to the music while the audience screamed their appreciation.Dance and choreography in generalSexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌdʒaɪˈreɪ.ʃən/ us  
Revolving, rotating and spinning
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