Synonyms of whirlwind in English:

whirlwind


See definition of whirlwind

noun

1‘the building was hit by a hellish whirlwind’

SYNONYMS

tornado, hurricane, typhoon, cyclone, tropical storm, tropical cyclone, vortex

dust devil, waterspout

North American informal twister

Australian NZ informal willy-willy

2‘a hectic whirlwind of activity’

SYNONYMS

bedlam, madhouse, mayhem, maelstrom, babel, chaos, pandemonium, uproar, turmoil, turbulence, swirl, tumult, hurly-burly, commotion, disorder, jumble, disarray, confusion, seething mass, welter

informal all hell broken loose

North American three-ring circus


adjective

1‘a whirlwind romance’

SYNONYMS

rapid, lightning, overnight, instant, headlong, impulsive, breakneck, whistle-stop, fast-track, accelerated, meteoric, sudden, swift, fast, quick, speedy

informal quickie