Spinner



noun
1.
a person or thing that spins.
2.
Angling. a lure, as a spoon bait, that revolves in the water in trolling and casting.
3.
Also called spinner play. Football. a play in which the player carrying the ball twirls about, to deceive the other team as to where the player intends to hit the line.
4.
Aeronautics. a streamlined fairing over a propeller hub.
5.
British Informal. nightjar.
6.
Slang. a disc jockey.
noun
1.
a person or thing that spins
2.
(informal) a spin doctor
3.
(cricket)

a ball that is bowled with a spinning motion
a bowler who specializes in bowling such balls

4.
a streamlined fairing that fits over and revolves with the hub of an aircraft propeller
5.
a fishing lure with a fin or wing that revolves when drawn through the water
6.
an angler’s name for the mature adult form (imago) of various flies, especially the mayflies Compare dun2 (sense 3)

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