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Definitions and Synonyms of whirligig | Another word for whirligig | What is whirligig?

Definition 1: a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for whirligig in the sense of this definition

(whirligig is a kind of ...) a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement

Definition 2: a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where whirligig or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he got a bright red top and string for his birthday

Synonyms for whirligig in the sense of this definition

(whirligig is a kind of ...) an artifact designed to be played with

(... is a kind of whirligig ) a top that makes a humming noise as it spins

(... is a kind of whirligig ) a pear-shaped top made of wood with a metal center pin

(... is a kind of whirligig ) a top that is spun by whipping

Definition 3: whirl or spin like a whirligig - [verb of motion]

(whirligig is a kind of ...) revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis

"The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"

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