Definitions for whirlwindˈʰwɜrlˌwɪnd, ˈwɜrl-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whirlwind(noun)

    a more or less vertical column of air whirling around itself as it moves over the surface of the Earth

Wiktionary

  1. whirlwind(Noun)

    A violent windstorm of limited extent, as the tornado, characterized by an inward spiral motion of the air with an upward current in the center; a vortex of air. It usually has a rapid progressive motion.

  2. whirlwind(Noun)

    A person or body of objects or events sweeping violently onward.

  3. whirlwind(Adjective)

    Rapid and minimal: a whirlwind tour, a whirlwind guide.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whirlwind(noun)

    a violent windstorm of limited extent, as the tornado, characterized by an inward spiral motion of the air with an upward current in the center; a vortex of air. It usually has a rapid progressive motion

  2. Whirlwind(noun)

    fig.: A body of objects sweeping violently onward

  3. Origin: [Cf. Icel. hvirfilvindr, Sw. hvirfvelvind, Dan. hvirvelvind, G. wirbelwind. See Whirl, and Wind, n.]

Freebase

  1. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whirlwind in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whirlwind in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dejan Stojanovic:

    A smiling lie is a whirlwind, easy to enter, but hard to escape.

  2. Ashley McIntyre:

    I never in a million years imagined this would happen. ... It was a whirlwind, it's crazy how it all worked. It was all planned out by God.

  3. Edwin Markham:

    And when he fell in whirlwind, he went downAs when a lordly cedar, green with boughs,Goes down with a great shout upon the hills,And leaves a lonesome place against the sky.

  4. Akhenaten:

    As the whirlwind in its fury teareth up trees, and deformeth the face of nature, or as an earthquake in its convulsions overturneth whole cities; so the rage of an angry man throweth mischief around him.

  5. Dante Alighieri:

    There sighs, lamentations and loud wailings resounded through the starless air, so that at first it made me weep; strange tongues, horrible language, words of pain, tones of anger, voices loud and hoarse, and with these the sound of hands, made a tumult which is whirling through that air forever dark, and sand eddies in a whirlwind.

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