Whirlwind - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɜːrlwɪnd|  American pronunciation of the word whirlwind
Brit.  |ˈwɜːlwɪnd|  British pronunciation of the word whirlwind


- a more or less vertical column of air whirling around itself as it moves over the surface of the Earth

Extra examples

My life has been a whirlwind lately.

He attended a whirlwind of meetings.

The band went on a whirlwind concert tour.

They were married after a whirlwind romance.

We continued on at a whirlwind pace.

He got married after a whirlwind romance.

I had been running around southern England in a whirlwind of activity.

Michelle married him after a whirlwind romance (=one that happens very suddenly and quickly).

Word forms

singular: whirlwind
plural: whirlwinds
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