Definition of whirlwind
- whirlwind Noun A violent windstorm of limited extent, as the tornado, characterized by an inward spiral motion of the air with an upward current in the center; a vortex of air. It usually has a rapid progressive motion.
- whirlwind Noun A person or body of objects or events sweeping violently onward.
- whirlwind Adjective Rapid and minimal: "a whirlwind tour", "a whirlwind guide".