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Definition of whirlwind

Definition of whirlwind (Entry 2 of 2)

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Synonyms & Antonyms for whirlwind

Synonyms: Adjective

  • blistering,
  • breakneck,
  • breathless,
  • brisk,
  • dizzy,
  • fast,
  • fleet,
  • fleet-footed,
  • flying,
  • galloping,
  • hasty,
  • hot,
  • lightning,
  • nippy,
  • quick,
  • rapid,
  • rapid-fire,
  • rattling,
  • snappy,
  • speedy,
  • splitting,
  • swift,
  • zippy

Examples of whirlwind in a Sentence

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First Known Use of whirlwind

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Whirlwind definition is – a small rotating windstorm of limited extent. How to use whirlwind in a sentence. ]]>