Definition of gyration in English:

gyration

noun

  • A rapid movement in a circle or spiral; a whirling motion.

    ‘the gyrations of the dancers' arms and legs’
    • ‘But, in the media's new commitment to religious sensitivity it is filled with strange intellectual gyrations like that above.’
    • ‘A dissenting justice speculated on the content of the message conveyed by the gyrations of strip-club performers.’
    • ‘He found an outlet for his gyrations in gymnastics.’
    • ‘The young women nearby give him plenty of space for his gyrations.’
    • ‘The high-speed gyrations and shrieking monkeys have been completely eliminated, with a soporific aura of mystique and discovery permeating the recording instead.’
    • ‘Pelting waist, wining, wukking up, movementations all are rhythmic gyrations of the waist popular in West Indian dance.’
    • ‘This truly dynamic duo of old-school, street style, hip-hop lyricists from Pittsburgh rocked the house with a nickel bag of attitude and lunatic gyrations to spare.’
    • ‘Instead he's playing to the girl's movements, creating an intricate pulsation of beats and cycles, hypnotized by every twirl and gyration.’
    • ‘That way they'd be spared his lewd pelvic gyrations.’
    • ‘In the black-and-white era with its gloriously melodic music, heroes and heroines could get away with the minimum of gyrations.’
    rotation, revolution, turning, circling, convolution, spinning, swivelling
    wheeling, whirling, pirouetting, twirling, swirling
    circumrotation
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Pronunciation:

gyration

/dʒʌɪˈreɪʃ(ə)n/