Synonyms of whirl in English:

whirl


See definition of whirl

verb

1‘leaves whirled in eddies of wind’

SYNONYMS
rotate, turn, turn round, go round, revolve, circle, wheel, orbit, pivot, swivel, gyrate, spin, roll, twirl, pirouette
Scottish birl

2‘Sybil stood waving as they whirled past’

SYNONYMS
hurry, speed, race, run, sprint, dash, bolt, dart, rush, hasten, hurtle, career, streak, shoot, whizz, zoom, go like lightning, go hell for leather, spank along, bowl along, rattle along, whoosh, buzz, swoop, flash, blast, charge, stampede, gallop, sweep, hare, fly, wing, scurry, scud, scutter, scramble
informal belt, pelt, tear, hotfoot it, leg it, zap, zip, whip, scoot, go like a bat out of hell
British informal bomb, bucket, shift, go like the clappers
Scottish informal wheech
North American informal clip, boogie, hightail, barrel
North American vulgar slang drag ass, haul ass, tear ass
literary fleet
archaic post, hie

3‘his mind was whirling’

SYNONYMS
spin, reel, go round, be in a whirl, swim, be giddy, feel giddy, be dizzy, feel dizzy

noun

1‘he was gone in a whirl of dust’

SYNONYMS
swirl, flurry, eddy

2‘all part of the mad social whirl’

SYNONYMS
hurly-burly, hectic activity, bustle, rush, flurry, to-do, fuss, panic, turmoil
archaic hurry-scurry

3‘her life was a whirl of parties’

SYNONYMS
succession, series, sequence, progression, string, chain, cycle, round, merry-go-round

4‘Laura's mind was in a whirl’

SYNONYMS
spin, daze, stupor, muddle, jumble
confusion
informal dither

5‘the only way to find out was to give it a whirl’

SYNONYMS
try, try-out, test
informal go, shot, bash, stab