how to pronounce twirl


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the above transcription of twirl is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

twirl is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of twirl in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… i tumble and flip and twirl through the …”

meanings of twirl


  1. Any rotating movement; a spin.
  2. A movement where a person spins round elegantly; a pirouette.
  3. A prison guard.
  4. A little twist of some substance; a swirl.


  1. To twist round.
  2. To perform a twirl.
  3. To rotate rapidly.

twirl frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word twirl occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics twirl can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that twirl can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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