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Noun: whirligig  'wur-li,gig
  1. A conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin
    "he got a bright red whirligig and string for his birthday";
    - top, teetotum, spinning top
  2. A large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride on for amusement
    - carousel, carrousel, merry-go-round, roundabout [Brit]
Verb: whirligig (whirligigged,whirligigging)  'wur-li,gig
  1. Whirl or spin like a whirligig

Derived forms: whirligigs

Type of: gyrate, plaything, reel, ride, spin, spin around, toy, whirl

Encyclopedia: Whirligig