gyrate gyrate  /ˈdʒaɪ ˌreɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) to wind or move in a spiral course
  2. (v) revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Dancers gyrate to the sounds of DJ Christos, a Greek-South African who mixes European house and American hip-hop with floor-jamming local tracks.
  2. It argues that the weekly figures gyrate far too much to be reliable guides to the growth of the money supply.
  3. Sentences tend to dart rather than gyrate.

News

  1. BOND REPORT: Treasurys Gyrate As Auction Shows Fed Concerns

    BOND REPORT: Treasurys Gyrate As Auction Shows Fed Concerns
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Mortgage Bond Prices Gyrate Amid Interest Rate Woes

    Mortgage Bond Prices Gyrate Amid Interest Rate Woes
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "I only take up challenging roles even if it means choosing the right kind of songs. I never gyrate to raunchy numbers. EMI was the kind of launch pad I needed," says Malaika.
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Malaika Arora Khan Source: Oneindia

  2. "In 1957, while most teenage girls were listening to Buddy Holly's 'Peggy Sue,' watching Elvis gyrate, and collecting crinoline slips, I was escaping the hanging rope of a lynch mob, dodging lighted sticks of dynamite, and washing away burning acid...
    on May 15, 2004 By: Melba Pattillo Beals Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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