swivel - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/ˈswɪv(ə)l/
present tense
I/you/we/theyswivel
he/she/itswivels
present participleswivelling
past tenseswivelled
past participleswivelled
  1. swivel

    or

    swivel around

    or

    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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