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whirl·wind

whirlwind

 
pronunciation:
wuhrl wInd
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small storm in which a column of air turns rapidly around a central axis as the storm moves forward. Tornadoes are whirlwinds.
definition 2: something that is like such a storm in power or movement.
He is a whirlwind on the soccer field.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: happening or moving with great speed or force.
They went on a whirlwind tour of Europe.