noun Also tail spin .
verb (used without object), tail·spinned, tail·spin·ning.
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Example sentences from the Web for tailspin
Not only is GameStop in a tailspin, but traders are quickly unwinding Monday’s silver rally.
Shockingly, it was not the mass gay-and-straight wedding that sent some of his peers into a tailspin that bothered Beck.He's Back! Glenn Beck Says Obama Will Throw Opponents in Internment Camps|Caitlin Dickson|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So there we have it: another lewd, dull-witted performance has sent America into a tailspin of indignation.
Then a white supremacist started talking segregation and everything went into a tailspin.CPAC Panel on Transcending Racist Label Breaks Down Into Verbal Chaos|Caitlin Dickson|March 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Russia-U.S. relations were in a tailspin when Obama entered office.
Today, it is widely assumed that a default in Greece will send the world into a financial and then economic tailspin.
As she stepped inside this gigantic barrel her mind went into a tailspin.Hour of Enchantment|Roy J. Snell
Yes, he had all but gone into a tailspin, and that with his motor thundering at its best.
Instantly the heavy plane went into a tailspin and plunged earthward.
She side-slipped, her nose dipped down, an she went into a tailspin.
A warning from the observation towersomebody was in tailspin.
British Dictionary definitions for tailspin
Idioms and Phrases with tailspin
see go into a tailspin.