verb (used with object)
to cause to rotate rapidly; spin; revolve; whirl.
to twiddle: to twirl my thumbs.
to wind idly, as about something.
verb (used without object)
to rotate rapidly; whirl.
to turn quickly so as to face or point in another direction.
an act or instance of twirling; spin; whirl.
something convoluted or having a spiral shape; coil; curl; convolution.

1590–1600; tw(ist) + (wh)irl

untwirled, adjective
untwirling, adjective Unabridged
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twirl (twɜːl)
1.  to move or cause to move around rapidly and repeatedly in a circle
2.  (tr) to twist, wind, or twiddle, often idly: she twirled her hair around her finger
3.  (intr; often foll by around or about) to turn suddenly to face another way: she twirled around angrily to face him
4.  an act of rotating or being rotated; whirl or twist
5.  something wound around or twirled; coil
6.  a written flourish or squiggle
[C16: perhaps a blend of twist + whirl]

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Word Origin & History

1598 (n. and v.), of uncertain origin, possibly connected with O.E. þwirl "a stirrer." Or else a blend of twist and whirl.
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Example sentences
Another gets up from her library chair every five minutes to twirl clockwise
  three times.
Her fine hands allowed her to flick and twirl the muleta, luring the bull and
  teasing him, with extraordinary artistry.
Imagine trying to twirl a drum majorette's baton with a weight attached to
  either side of the centre line.
Guide the sharp stake, and twirl it round and round.
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