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spinner

Noun

1 someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads) [syn: spinster, thread maker]
2 board game equipment that consists of a dial and an arrow that is spun to determine the next move in the game
3 fisherman's lure; revolves when drawn through the water

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

-er spin

Noun

  1. Agent noun of spin; someone or something who spins.
  2. A conical cover at the center of some aircraft propellers.
  3. (Obsolete) Coin thrower in a game of two-up.
  4. a spin bowler.
  5. In the context of "fishing": a type of lure consisting of wire, a rotating blade, a weighted body, and one or more hooks.

Extensive Definition

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See also

spinner in German: Spinner
spinner in French: Spinner

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bait, birdlime, bola, cobweb, dragnet, fishhook, fly, gill net, ground bait, hook, jenny, jig, lariat, lasso, lime, lure, meshes, mule, net, noose, plug, pound net, purse seine, seine, silkworm, snare, sniggle, spider, spinning frame, spinning jenny, spinster, springe, squid, throstle, toils, trawl, wobbler
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