give a whirl
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.
Related to give a whirl: catch up, follow suit, rub off, off chance, the likes of
give something a whirl
to try something Tan had given up technical writing to give fiction a whirl.Related vocabulary: take a shot at something
Usage notes: often used in the form give it a whirl: We've always wanted to take a cruise in the Caribbean, so we decided to give it a whirl.