Whirl vs Whirs - What's the difference?

whirl | whirs |

As nouns the difference between whirl and whirs

is that whirl is an act of whirling while whirs is .

As a verb whirl

is (label) to rotate, revolve, spin or turn rapidly.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en verb)
  • (label) To rotate, revolve, spin or turn rapidly.
  • * (John Dryden) (1631-1700)
  • He whirls his sword around without delay.
  • * 1900 , , (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
  • The house whirled around two or three times and rose slowly through the air. Dorothy felt as if she were going up in a balloon.
  • (label) To have a sensation of spinning or reeling.
  • (label) To make something or someone whirl.
  • (label) To remove or carry quickly with, or as with, a revolving motion; to snatch.
  • * (John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • See, see the chariot, and those rushing wheels, / That whirled the prophet up at Chebar flood.
  • * (1809-1892)
  • The passionate heart of the poet is whirl'd into folly.


    (en noun)
  • An act of whirling.
  • She gave the top a whirl and it spun across the floor.
  • Something that whirls.
  • A confused tumult.
  • A rapid series of events
  • My life is one social whirl .
  • Dizziness or giddiness.
  • A brief experiment or trial.
  • OK, let's give it a whirl .

    Derived terms

    * whirligig * whirlpool English terms with homophones