5 letter words ending in ORL

The following list contains 1 five letter word in English

5 letter words ending in ORL in English

5 letter words ending in HORL

Common 5 letter words ending in ORL with meaning


Parts of Speech: Noun


  • a pattern of spirals or concentric circles
  • a single complete turn or twist in a spiral or coil
  • a fingerprint pattern in which the ridges form circular or spiral lines


  • US: /wɔrl/
  • UK: /wɜːl/

Origin and Usage:

The word "whorl" originated in Middle English from the Old English word "hwyrl" meaning "a whirl or a turn." Its usage has expanded from its original meaning of a spiral or a turn to include the fingerprint pattern and the patterns found in plants and animals.


  • coil
  • curl
  • spiral
  • twirl
  • volute

Related Words:

  • spool
  • swirl
  • twirl
  • world
  • wormy

Example Sentences:

  • The shell of the snail had a beautiful whorl pattern.
  • The whorl of hair on the top of his head was a distinctive feature.
  • The detective examined the whorl on the suspects thumb to match it with the fingerprint found at the crime scene.