twirl

twirl
twə:l
1. verb
(to (cause to) turn round (and round); to spin: She twirled her hair round her finger.) enrollar, retorcer, juguetear con; girar rápidamente

2. noun
(an act of twirling.) giro, vuelta; jugueteo (enrollando o haciendo girar algo), acción de enrollar
twirl vb girar / dar vueltas
twirl
tr[twɜːl]
noun
1 giro, vuelta
transitive verb
1 girar rápidamente, dar vueltas a
2 (twist, fiddle with) retorcer, juguetear con
intransitive verb
1 girar rápidamente, dar vueltas
twirl ['twərl] vt
: girar, darle vueltas a
twirl vi
: girar, dar vueltas (rápidamente)
twirl n
: giro m, vuelta f
twirl
v.
dar vueltas v.
girar v.
hacer girar v.
n.
giro s.m.
rasgo trazado con la pluma s.m.
retortero s.m.
vuelta rápida s.f.

I
1. twɜːrl, twɜːl
transitive verb \<\<cane/baton\>\> (hacer*) girar, revolear (CS)

he was twirling his mustache — se estaba retorciendo el bigote


2.
vi \<\<baton\>\> girar, revolear (CS)

II
noun

with a twirl of his cane — haciendo girar or (CS) revolear el bastón por el aire

[twɜːl]
1. N
1) [of body] vuelta f , pirueta f
2) (in writing) rasgo m
2.
VT dar vueltas rápidas a; [+ baton, lasso] dar vueltas a; [+ knob] girar; [+ moustache] atusarse
3.
VI dar vueltas, piruetear
* * *

I
1. [twɜːrl, twɜːl]
transitive verb \<\<cane/baton\>\> (hacer*) girar, revolear (CS)

he was twirling his mustache — se estaba retorciendo el bigote


2.
vi \<\<baton\>\> girar, revolear (CS)

II
noun

with a twirl of his cane — haciendo girar or (CS) revolear el bastón por el aire


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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