Origin of spinner
Examples from the Web for spinner
But those who condemn the Stockholm-born spinner for the drug-culture at his concerts should take a look at the facts.
What resembles a fishing lure dangles from his ear, a spinner bait designed to attract bass.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later that same day, Spinner implored the officials to “walk over there and force him to give you the answer.”
Spinner wrote in an Aug, 28, 2009 email to an Energy Department official.
"I don't really have time for a job," she said, describing her work for Spinner as more of a hobby.
New Zealand Wools are very supple, which make them valuable to the spinner.Textiles|William H. Dooley
They knew something of the captain's ability as a spinner of yarns.The Bungalow Boys Along the Yukon|Dexter J. Forrester
Spinner dolphins derive their common name from their habit of leaping clear of the water and spinning on their longitudinal axis.Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic|Stephen Leatherwood
Spinner and spinster are the only pair of such words, which still survive.English Past and Present|Richard Chevenix Trench
We troll with a Dowagiac spinner, and the result, in number of fish, is distinctly satisfactory.Days in the Open|Lathan A. Crandall
British Dictionary definitions for spinner
- a ball that is bowled with a spinning motion
- a bowler who specializes in bowling such balls
Word Origin and History for spinner
early 13c., "spider," agent noun from spin (v.). Meaning "person who spins textile thread" is from late 14c.