• Spinner

    Pronunciation

    • Rhymes: -ɪnə(ɹ)

    Origin

    {1} + -er.

    Full definition of spinner

    Noun

    spinner

    (plural spinners)
    1. Agent noun of spin; someone or something who spins.
    2. A conical cover at the center of some aircraft propellers.
    3. (obsolete) The coin thrower in a game of two-up.
    4. (slang, cinema) Used primarily in the adult film industry, an actress or prostitute with a tiny frame, usually very thin and small-breasted.
    5. (computing, graphical user interface) An input control for entering a number, with accompanying arrowed buttons that increase or decrease the value.
    6. (cricket) A spin bowler.
    7. (fishing) A type of lure consisting of wire, a rotating blade, a weighted body, and one or more hooks.
    8. An ornamental hubcap that spins independently of the wheel
    9. A goatsucker.
    10. A spinneret.
    11. (Jamaica) A kind of dumpling, shaped by "spinning" it in the hands.

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