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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Perhaps from a Scandinavian language

twirl

verb
     
twirl [intransitive and transitive]
to turn around and around or make something do this
twirl around/round
Couples were twirling around the dance floor.
twirl something around/round
She twirled the liquid around in her glass.
twirl noun [countable]
twirly adjective

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