Synonyms of whirlwind in English:

whirlwind


See definition of whirlwind

noun

1‘the building was hit by a hellish whirlwind’

SYNONYMS
tornado, hurricane, typhoon, cyclone, tropical storm, tropical cyclone, vortex
dust devil, waterspout
North American informal twister
Australian, New Zealand informal willy-willy

2‘a hectic whirlwind of activity’

SYNONYMS
bedlam, madhouse, mayhem, maelstrom, babel, chaos, pandemonium, uproar, turmoil, turbulence, swirl, tumult, hurly-burly, commotion, disorder, jumble, disarray, confusion, seething mass, welter
informal all hell broken loose
North American three-ring circus

adjective

1‘a whirlwind romance’

SYNONYMS
rapid, lightning, overnight, instant, headlong, impulsive, breakneck, whistle-stop, fast-track, accelerated, meteoric, sudden, swift, fast, quick, speedy
informal quickie