What is another word for whirligigs?

Pronunciation: [wˈɜːlɪd͡ʒˌɪɡz] (IPA)

Whirligigs are playful and whimsical gadgets that create movement with wind or other mechanical means. They have many synonyms such as windmills which are devices that harness the power of the wind to create energy, spinners which generate motion when air passes over them, pinwheels which are fast-spinning toys, and twirlers which have a spiraling motion. Other synonyms for whirligigs include whirlers, fidget spinners, turbines, gyroscopes, and rotors. No matter what term you prefer, these entertaining devices are a fun addition to any outdoor space, inspiring joy and awe in children and adults alike.

What are the hypernyms for Whirligigs?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for whirligigs?

Whirligigs, which refer to spinning toys or decorations that move in a circular motion due to wind or other means, can have several antonyms. Some suitable antonyms for whirligigs include stationary, immobile, static, fixed or motionless. These antonyms refer to something that does not move or lacks any form of motion. Other antonyms for whirligigs may include dull, lifeless, boring, tedious or unexciting, which describe a lack of activity or energy. By using these antonyms, we can effectively describe the absence of any motion or stimulation that whirligigs usually provide.

What are the antonyms for Whirligigs?

Usage examples for Whirligigs

Yet, in spite of this, and in spite of the rain, a crowd of Sunday idlers lingered about the fair, looking with great interest at the half-covered whirligigs and bicycles, peeping curiously into the deserted shows, and making many schemes for further enjoyment on the morrow, when the fair was once more to be in its glory.
"A Peep Behind the Scenes"
Mrs. O. F. Walton
Then a waggon jolted past, laden with the largest of the numerous whirligigs, the wooden horses and elephants peeping out from the waterproof covering which had been thrown over them.
"A Peep Behind the Scenes"
Mrs. O. F. Walton
The marionettes and the wild-beast show had completed their arrangements, and one of the whirligigs was already in action, and from time to time its proprietor rang a large bell, to call together a fresh company of riders.
"A Peep Behind the Scenes"
Mrs. O. F. Walton

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