swivel - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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present tense
present participleswivelling
past tenseswivelled
past participleswivelled
  1. swivel


    swivel around


    swivel round

    if someone or something swivels, or if you swivel them, they turn round on a fixed point and face in a different direction

    She swivelled round and glared angrily at him.

    Helen swivelled her chair around to get a better look.

    Kris swivelled his head to see who had entered the room.

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