- She was swept off her feet by a whirlwind courtship.
- He reaped the whirlwind he had himself stirred up.
- When the whirlwinds my banner unfurl.
- Let the whirlwind mourn its requiem.
- My life has been such a whirlwind since I saw you.
- A vortex, as of a whirlwind or whirlpool.