Pronunciation: (hwûr'li-gig", wûr'-), [key]
1. something that whirls or revolves.
2. a whirling motion or course: the whirligig of fashion.
3. a giddy or flighty person.
4. Dial.a merry-go-round or carrousel.
5. a toy for whirling or spinning, as a top.
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