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; 3rd person present: gyrates
; past tense: gyrated
; past participle: gyrated
; gerund or present participle: gyrating
- Move or cause to move rapidly in a circle or spiral."the dog yelped frenetically, wildly gyrating her tail"
- dance in a wild or suggestive manner. "strippers gyrated to rock music on a low stage"
- rotate, revolve, move in circles, go round in circles, circle, spiral, wheel, round, turn round, whirl, pirouette, twirl, swirl, spin, swivel
Originearly 19th century: earlier (early 17th century) as gyration
, from Latin gyrat-
‘revolved’, from the verb gyrare
, from Greek guros