wheelspin

[ hweel-spin, weel- ]
/ ˈʰwilˌspɪn, ˈwil- /

noun

the spinning of a wheel, especially that of a drive wheel of a powered vehicle that has poor traction.

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Origin of wheelspin

First recorded in 1925–30; wheel + spin
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