Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun whirligig

2 senses of whirligig

Sense 1
top, whirligig, teetotum, spinning top -- (a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin; "he got a bright red top and string for his birthday")
       => plaything, toy -- (an artifact designed to be played with)

Sense 2
carousel, carrousel, merry-go-round, roundabout, whirligig -- (a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement)
       => ride -- (a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb whirligig

1 sense of whirligig

Sense 1
whirligig -- (whirl or spin like a whirligig)
       => spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate -- (revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy")

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