Synonyms of whirl in English:

whirl


See definition of whirl

verb

1‘leaves whirled in eddies of wind’

SYNONYMS

rotate, turn, turn round, go round, revolve, circle, wheel, orbit, pivot, swivel, gyrate, spin, roll, twirl, pirouette

Scottish birl

2‘Sybil stood waving as they whirled past’

SYNONYMS

hurry, speed, race, run, sprint, dash, bolt, dart, rush, hasten, hurtle, career, streak, shoot, whizz, zoom, go like lightning, go hell for leather, spank along, bowl along, rattle along, whoosh, buzz, swoop, flash, blast, charge, stampede, gallop, sweep, hare, fly, wing, scurry, scud, scutter, scramble

informal belt, pelt, tear, hotfoot it, leg it, zap, zip, whip, scoot, go like a bat out of hell

British informal bomb, bucket, shift, go like the clappers

Scottish informal wheech

North American informal clip, boogie, hightail, barrel

North American vulgar slang drag ass, haul ass, tear ass

literary fleet

archaic post, hie

3‘his mind was whirling’

SYNONYMS

spin, reel, go round, be in a whirl, swim, be giddy, feel giddy, be dizzy, feel dizzy


noun

1‘he was gone in a whirl of dust’

SYNONYMS

swirl, flurry, eddy

2‘all part of the mad social whirl’

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hurly-burly, hectic activity, bustle, rush, flurry, to-do, fuss, panic, turmoil

archaic hurry-scurry

3‘her life was a whirl of parties’

SYNONYMS

succession, series, sequence, progression, string, chain, cycle, round, merry-go-round

4‘Laura's mind was in a whirl’

SYNONYMS

spin, daze, stupor, muddle, jumble

confusion

informal dither

5‘the only way to find out was to give it a whirl’

SYNONYMS

try, try-out, test

informal go, shot, bash, stab