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whirligigs

See definition of whirligigs on Dictionary.com
  • as ingyro
  • as inrotate
  • as intwirl
  • as ingyrate

synonyms for whirligigs

  • gyroscope
  • spinner
  • whirligig
  • gyrostat
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How to use whirligigs in a sentence

The same money has been making the rounds on one of the oddest economic whirligigs mankind has so far seen.
THE IRON RATIONGEORGE ABEL SCHREINER
This universe of astronomical whirligigs makes me a little giddy.
MORE TRIVIALOGAN PEARSALL SMITH
Between handsprings and whirligigs he delivered his message that would save the world.
THE CRUISE OF THE SNARKJACK LONDON
Yet it had saved him; for a minute they spun around like a pair of whirligigs.
THE BLIND SPOTAUSTIN HALL
But the whirligigs have seen the shipwreck, and dart out on their water-ski to tear the thing to pieces.
GRIM: THE STORY OF A PIKESVEND FLEURON
Mr. Turner, whose travels in Thibet are before the public, corroborates the account of these whirligigs.
TEN THOUSAND WONDERFUL THINGSEDMUND FILLINGHAM KING
She will have her hair up for the first time, done all in curls and whirligigs, to look like that cake Frieda calls Kugelhopf.
THE OUTRAGEANNIE VIVANTI
Try making whirligigs of other kinds of stems; of grasses, twigs, and leaves.
MOTHER NATURE'S TOY-SHOPLINA BEARD
The plain indeed was etched in white circles and whirligigs like the slope of a colossal wave.
THE OPEN BOAT AND OTHER STORIESSTEPHEN CRANE
Put in a few fresh-water clams and insects in variety, water boatmen, diving spiders, and whirligigs.
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