Not until she landed the Coming book deal, that is, at age 26, which more or less required that she give it a whirl.
Next, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton gave it a whirl, turning it into a movie called Boom!
Suddenly a whirl of activity, Crist has watched his popularity crest.
At the Men of ONYX booth, I decided to give the Butt Plug Toss a whirl.
A whirl of activity on and off the slopes, Kathy heads the local chapter of Disabled Sports, Eastern Sierra region.
It was as much available to pray to saints “as to whirl a stone against the wind.”
He caught him around the waist in his strong arms to whirl him to the ground.
Half an hour before, she had been writing a letter home, in a whirl of delight and self-glorification.
I have little fancy for the whirl of society, and none for the jostle of politics.
Here the tides—twelve feet—rise, rush and eddy, meet and whirl, and only at flood stage do boats try to pass through.
late 13c., probably from Old Norse hvirfla "to go round, spin," related to hvirfill "circle, ring, crown," and to Old English hweorfan "to turn" (see whir). Related: Whirled; whirling. Whirlybird "helicopter" is from 1951.
early 15c., "flywheel of a spindle," from whirl (v.). The meaning "act of whirling" is recorded from late 15c.; figurative sense of "confused activity" is recorded from 1550s. Colloquial sense of "tentative attempt" is attested from 1884, American English.