Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement
  2. (noun, artifact) a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin
  3. (verb, motion) whirl or spin like a whirligig

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Alternate forms of Whirligig

Derivations: whirligig

Hyponyms: humming top, peg top, whip top, whipping top

Hypernyms: gyrate, plaything, reel, ride, spin, spin around, toy, whirl

Words that sound like Whirligig

warlike, warlock, warriorlike, wireless

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