spinning top

spinning top
a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin

he got a bright red top and string for his birthday

Syn: ↑top, ↑whirligig, ↑teetotum
Derivationally related forms: ↑whirligig (for: ↑whirligig)
Hypernyms: ↑plaything, ↑toy
Hyponyms: ↑humming top, ↑peg top, ↑whipping top, ↑whip top

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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