Definitions for: Gyrate

[v] revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
[v] to wind or move in a spiral course:" the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action,", "black smoke coiling up into the sky"; "the young people gyrated on the dance floor"

Webster (1913) Definition: Gy"rate, a. [L. gyratus made in a circular form, p. p.
of gyrare.]
Winding or coiled round; curved into a circle; taking a
circular course.

Gy"rate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gyrated; p. pr. & vb. n.
Gyrating.] [L. gyratus, p. p. of gyrare to gyrate. See
Gyre, n.]
To revolve round a central point; to move spirally about an
axis, as a tornado; to revolve.

Synonyms: coil, reel, spin, spin around, spiral, whirl

See Also: go around, revolve, rotate, turn, whirligig

Try our:
Scrabble Word Finder

Scrabble Cheat

Words With Friends Cheat

Hanging With Friends Cheat

Scramble With Friends Cheat

Ruzzle Cheat

Related Resources:
animals beginning with k
q letter animals
animals beginning with k