twirl

twirl
1. transitive verb
1) (spin) [schnell] drehen
2) (twiddle) zwirbeln [Schnurrbart]; drehen [Haar]
2. intransitive verb
wirbeln (around über + Akk.)

somebody twirls around — jemand wirbelt herum

3. noun
[Herum]wirbeln, das
* * *
[twə:l] 1. verb
(to (cause to) turn round (and round); to spin: She twirled her hair round her finger.) drehen
2. noun
(an act of twirling.) schnelle Drehung
* * *
twirl
[twɜ:l, AM twɜ:rl]
I. vi wirbeln
the spinning top \twirled across the table der Kreisel tanzte über den Tisch
II. vt
to \twirl sth etw rotieren lassen
to \twirl one's moustache sich dat den Schnurrbart [o SCHWEIZ Schnauz] zwirbeln
to \twirl a pencil an einem Bleistift drehen; (in dancing)
to \twirl sb jdn [herum]wirbeln
III. n Wirbel m; (in dancing) Drehung f; (in writing) Schnörkel m
give us a \twirl dreh dich doch mal
* * *
[twɜːl]
1. vt
(herum)wirbeln; skirt herumwirbeln; glass drehen; moustache zwirbeln

he twirled his partner (a)round the dance floor — er wirbelte seine Partnerin übers Parkett

2. vi
wirbeln

the skater twirled (a)round on the ice — der Eiskunstläufer wirbelte über das Eis

3. n
Wirbel m; (in dance) Drehung f; (of moustache) hoch stehende or hoch gezwirbelte Spitze; (in writing) Schnörkel m

to give a knob a twirl — einen Knopf herumdrehen

he gave his partner a twirl — er wirbelte seine Partnerin herum

give us a twirl — dreh dich doch mal

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twirl [twɜːl; US twɜrl]
A v/t
1. (schnell) drehen (round um):
he twirled her round the dance floor er wirbelte sie über die Tanzfläche
2. eine Locke etc drehen
B v/i wirbeln (round the dance floor über die Tanzfläche):
twirl round herumwirbeln
C s
1. (schnelle) (Um-)Drehung
2. Schnörkel m
* * *
1. transitive verb
1) (spin) [schnell] drehen
2) (twiddle) zwirbeln [Schnurrbart]; drehen [Haar]
2. intransitive verb
wirbeln (around über + Akk.)

somebody twirls around — jemand wirbelt herum

3. noun
[Herum]wirbeln, das
* * *
v.
drehen v.
wirbeln v.

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