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Origin of spin-off
Example sentences from the Web for spin-off
A Different World [a Cosby Show spinoff] was principally about that college.A Full-Length Bill Cosby Portrait: From Track Star to Ugly Sweaters|Scott Porch|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He returned to TV in Chicago Hope, before landing NCIS, a spinoff from JAG in 2003, playing Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.
Addiction specialist Dr. Drew Pinsky laid bare the worst of addiction on his shows Celebrity Rehab and its spinoff, Sober House.
Remember when people worried about the first Bachelorette spinoff?
Yes, Wicked endures, but that is 11 years old and basically a spinoff of The Wizard of Oz.
British Dictionary definitions for spin-off
Idioms and Phrases with spin-off
Derive or produce from something else, especially a small part from a larger whole. For example, The corporation decided to spin off the automobile parts division, or Her column was spun off from her book on this subject. The expression transfers the throwing off by centrifugal force, as in spinning, to other enterprises. [Mid-1900s]