adj. tending to twist or whirl; having a twisted spiral shape

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • swirly — adjective (swirlier; est) Date: 1785 1. Scottish knotted, twisted 2. that swirls ; swirling < the swirly water of the rapids > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • swirly — /swerr lee/, adj., swirlier, swirliest. swirling, whirling, or twisted. [1775 85; SWIRL + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • swirl — I UK [swɜː(r)l] / US [swɜrl] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms swirl : present tense I/you/we/they swirl he/she/it swirls present participle swirling past tense swirled past participle swirled to move quickly in circles, or to make… …   English dictionary

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