Etymology
Advertisement

gyrate (v.)

"move in a circle or spiral," 1763 (implied in gyrated), back-formation from gyration. Related: Gyrated; gyrating.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of gyrate

gyrate (v.)
to wind or move in a spiral course;
the young people gyrated on the dance floor
Synonyms: spiral / coil
gyrate (v.)
revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis;
Synonyms: spin / spin around / whirl / reel
From wordnet.princeton.edu