from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Maine Sustained noise, as from hammering: "Hark that reeling, now, you'll wake the baby!” ( Anonymous).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of reel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of winding silk, as from the cocoons.
- n. The use of the reel of an anglers' rod.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It was a fine mystery of the week, but the close proximity to the unremarkable "Unearthed" definitely has me reeling from a lack of story development.
The company is still reeling from the snub it got from Apple, which rolled out its iPad tablet computer less than two weeks ago without supporting Adobe's trademark Flash Player.
But by early 2009, ACORN was reeling from the attacks by conservative echo chamber and the Republicans, and had too few resources to adequately defend itself, exacerbated by the one-sided mainstream media coverage.
Iraq is still reeling from the siege of an Iraqi church that left 52 dead on Monday.
A financially healthy BP means jobs and compensation, but residents still reeling from the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history are waiting for some good news of their own.
Arnold Schwarzenegger next January, Brown, a Democrat, will face a polarized Legislature and a state still reeling from the recession.
However, the election process underscored a few key facts about voter sentiment that should not be lost on newly elected representatives and leaders: Families are deeply concerned about their economic well-being, and are still reeling from the deepest recession in memory.
But with the banking industry still reeling from the financial crisis — is this the right time to hit them up for that kind of cash?
The Tenth Doctor, still reeling from the loss of Rose and desperately wanting to see her again after one brief hour meddling in his own past, decides that the wedding will be a perfect place to steal time with her again, but Donna isn't so sure.
DeMint is still reeling from the health care bill.
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