TWIRL: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for TWIRL?

Need another word that means the same as “twirl”? Find 25 synonyms for “twirl” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Twirl” are: birl, spin, whirl, swirl, twiddle, spin round, pirouette, turn, turn round, wheel, gyrate, pivot, swivel, wind, twist, coil, curl, wrap, kink, twisting

Twirl as a Noun

Definitions of "Twirl" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “twirl” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • A sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight.
  • An act of spinning.
  • A spiralling or swirling shape, especially a flourish made with a pen.
  • The act of rotating rapidly.

Synonyms of "Twirl" as a noun (7 Words)

kinkA person with unusual sexual tastes.
Though the system is making some headway there are still some kinks to iron out.
pirouetteAn act of spinning on one foot, typically with the raised foot touching the knee of the supporting leg.
spinThe intrinsic angular momentum of a subatomic particle.
Spin can be tough but it s the best cardio muscle workout.
turnThe act of turning away or in the opposite direction.
Malton s comedy turn Mark Poole takes to the stage tonight in Cinderella.
twistA dance with a twisting movement of the body popular in the 1960s.
With a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room.
twistingThe act of winding or twisting.
It broke off after much twisting.
whirlConfused movement.
I gave it a whirl.

Usage Examples of "Twirl" as a noun

  • On the lid was a name written in old-fashioned twirls.
  • Kate did a twirl in front of the mirror.

Twirl as a Verb

Definitions of "Twirl" as a verb

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “twirl” as a verb can have the following definitions:

  • Turn in a twisting or spinning motion.
  • Cause to rotate.
  • Spin quickly and lightly round, especially repeatedly.
  • Cause to spin.

Synonyms of "Twirl" as a verb (18 Words)

birlCause a floating log to rotate by treading.
My dad would have birled in his grave at the very idea.
coilArrange something long and flexible in a coil.
Black smoke coiling up into the sky.
curlPlay at the game of curling.
Her fingers curled round the microphone.
gyrateRevolve quickly and repeatedly around one’s own axis.
Strippers gyrated to rock music on a low stage.
pirouettePerform a pirouette.
She pirouetted and made a bow.
pivotTurn on or as if on a pivot.
The government s reaction pivoted on the response of the Prime Minister.
spinCause to spin.
They spin wool into the yarn for weaving.
spin roundWork natural fibers into a thread.
swirlTurn in a twisting or spinning motion.
The leaves swirled in the autumn wind.
swivelTurn around a point or axis or on a swivel.
She swivelled her eyes round.
turnTo break and turn over earth especially with a plow.
Turn cartwheels.
turn roundCause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form.
twiddleTurn or move in a twirling way.
She twiddled the dials on the radio.
twistDance the twist.
She twisted her ring round and round on her finger.
wheelPush or pull a vehicle with wheels.
The stars wheeled through the sky.
whirlFlow in a circular current, of liquids.
Rising smoke whirled in the air.
windCatch the scent of get wind of.
The road winds around the lake.
wrapCrash into so as to coil around.
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Usage Examples of "Twirl" as a verb

  • She twirled in delight to show off her new dress.
  • She twirled her fork in the pasta.

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