Definition of tilt-a-whirl in English:



North American
  • 1An amusement park ride in which cars spin as they are carried around an undulating track.

    ‘we had just hopped off the tilt-a-whirl and Pete was pretty dizzy’
    1. 1.1 Used with reference to an experience or event characterized by abrupt or unpredictable changes.
      ‘this tilt-a-whirl of a movie will alternately make your heart pound and make you erupt in laughter’