how to pronounce whirlpool


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whirlpool is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… more holds out whirlpool i like purple …”

meanings of whirlpool


  1. A hot tub, jacuzzi.
  2. A swirling body of water.
  3. Turmoil, or agitated excitement.


  1. To spin or swirl like the water in a whirlpool.

whirlpool frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word whirlpool occurs in english on average 0.9 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.

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