Synonyms of whirligig


1. top, whirligig, teetotum, spinning top, plaything, toy

usage: a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin; "he got a bright red top and string for his birthday"

2. carousel, carrousel, merry-go-round, roundabout, whirligig, ride

usage: a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement


1. whirligig, spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate

usage: whirl or spin like a whirligig

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