noun Also tail spin.
verb (used without object), tail·spinned, tail·spin·ning.
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Example sentences from the Web for tailspin
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.
Russia-U.S. relations were in a tailspin when Obama entered office.
A glass of wine may help you go down for the night, but a few too many can send your sleep cycle into a tailspin.
She got him back on the meds, she said, but he remained in a tailspin.
Yes, he had all but gone into a tailspin, and that with his motor thundering at its best.
Many a time Ive seen you pull your plane out of a tailspin and make a perfect landing.Gypsies of the Air|Bess Moyer
As she stepped inside this gigantic barrel her mind went into a tailspin.Hour of Enchantment|Roy J. Snell
She side-slipped, her nose dipped down, an she went into a tailspin.Famous Flyers|David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Instantly the heavy plane went into a tailspin and plunged earthward.
British Dictionary definitions for tailspin
Idioms and Phrases with tailspin
see go into a tailspin.