a dervish whose actions include ecstatic dancing and whirling
a revolving mechanism
- My head's in a whirl; I must sit down and think.
- The strong medicine made my head whirl.
- The colorful whirl of the dancer is beautiful to watch.
- I've never eaten squid before, but I'll give it a whirl.
- My mind is in a whirl with all this noise, I cannot think clearly.
- Her life was a whirl of cocktail parties and dinner dates.