English version

whirligig

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Toys
whirligigwhir‧li‧gig /ˈwɜːlɪˌɡɪɡ $ ˈwɜːr-/ noun [countable]  DHTa toy that spins syn top
Examples from the Corpus
whirligigA group of whirligig beetles span round and round on the surface of the water putting me in a daze.So the political whirligig goes round; and the deadlock is almost complete.Old Bill Shakespeare's whirligig of time again!They thereby avoid commitment to any current fad that comes up on the whirligig of fashion.
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