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English definition of “gyrate”


verb [I]     /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 gyration     /ˌdʒaɪˈreɪ.ʃən/ noun [C or U] Revolving, rotating and spinning
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