Meaning of twirl

twirl

Pronunciation: (twûrl), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to cause to rotate rapidly; spin; revolve; whirl.
  2. to twiddle: to twirl my thumbs.
  3. to wind idly, as about something.
—v.i.
  1. to rotate rapidly; whirl.
  2. to turn quickly so as to face or point in another direction.
—n.
  1. an act or instance of twirling; spin; whirl.
  2. something convoluted or having a spiral shape; coil; curl; convolution.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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