Definition of Twirling

1. Verb. (present participle of twirl) ¹



2. Noun. The motion of something that twirls. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Twirling

1. twirl [v] - See also: twirl

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twirling

twips
twire
twire-pipe
twireason
twired
twires
twiring
twirl
twirl on
twirlable
twirled
twirler
twirlers
twirlier
twirliest
twirling (current term)
twirlingly
twirlings
twirls
twirly
twirp
twirps
twiscar
twiscars
twissel
twissell
twist
twist and turn
twist around
twist bit

Literary usage of Twirling

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1. The Pilgrim Fathers: Or, The Founders of New England in the Reign of James by William Henry Bartlett (1853)
"... throw up columns of water against the windows and brickwork of the houses,—or to a chance salute from some twirling mop, or a sudden shock from one of ..."

2. Memoirs of Doctor Burney by Fanny Burney (1832)
"And he protested, that though he offered her every proof of twisting, twitching, and twirling that she pleased, she calmly continued painting, ..."

3. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1877)
"What a fluttering there is here of many-tinted feathers, what a sparkling of bright eyes, what a twirling of fans, what a brisk exchange of airy repartee ..."

4. The Novelist's Magazine (1782)
"... their law red fingert, • gan, which had been employed in f milking the cows, in twirling the ' mop or ..."

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