twirler

twirler

[twur-ler]
noun
1.
a person or thing that twirls.
2.
Baseball. a pitcher.

Origin:
1800–10; twirl + -er1

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twirl (twɜːl)
 
vb
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
 
n
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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n

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