American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that spins: a spinner of flax; a spinner of tall tales.
- n. A fishing lure that rotates rapidly.
- n. A fairing fitted over the hub of the propeller in some aircraft.
- n. Games A device consisting of a dial and an arrow that is spun to indicate the next move in some board games.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which spins, in any sense; one skilled in spinning. A workman who gives shape to vessels of thin metal by means of a turning-lathe. See
spin, v. t., 8.
- n. A spider; especially, a spinning-spider.
- n. See the quotation.
- n. A spinneret.
- n. The night-jar or night-churr, Caprimulgus europæus: from its cries, which may be likened to the noise of a spinning-wheel. See cut under night-jar. Also wheel-bird. Compare reeler in like use for another bird.
- n. A kind of boat.
- n. A quality of leaf suitable for roll tobacco. See spinning-leaf tobacco.
- n. Agent noun of spin; someone or something who spins.
- n. A conical cover at the center of some aircraft propellers.
- n. obsolete The coin thrower in a game of two-up.
- n. slang, film Used primarily in the adult film industry, an actress or prostitute with a tiny frame, usually very thin and small-breasted.
- n. computing, graphical user interface An input control for entering a number, with accompanying arrowed buttons that increase or decrease the value.
- n. cricket A spin bowler.
- n. fishing A type of lure consisting of wire, a rotating blade, a weighted body, and one or more hooks.
- n. An ornamental hubcap that spins independently of the wheel
- n. A goatsucker.
- n. A spinneret.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, spins one skilled in spinning; a spinning machine.
- n. A spider.
- n. (Zoöl.) A goatsucker; -- so called from the peculiar noise it makes when darting through the air.
- n. (Zoöl.) A spinneret.
- n. board game equipment that consists of a dial and an arrow that is spun to determine the next move in the game
- n. someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads)
- n. fisherman's lure; revolves when drawn through the water
- to spin + -er. (Wiktionary)
“Yes | No | Report from urban moore wrote 43 weeks 5 days ago best lure i have found over a spinner is a grub that fits the water color”
“A very excellent bass "spinner" is made by taking a fireman's shield, dyeing it red, tying it to a pair of boy's skates, attaching it to a mouse trap and dragging it through the water at a speed not exceeding twenty miles an hour.”
“So I tell my clients to engage the reel while the spinner is still in the air and start cranking before it hits the water.”
“The only other methods I've used successfully on Oct. holdover stocked fish is to run a very small Panther Martin spinner quickly near their location.”
“Man I think I need to get into the lure making business. $12 profit per spinner is a pretty good margin.”
“I think my favorite spinner is the Vibrax as it gets down deep and cast well.”
“The WWUD spinner is from a folder that they sell at Archie McPhee (Product Link) along with other unicorn finery.”
“A spinner is the generic term for a flying car in Blade Runner that can drive as a ground car, take off vertically, hover and cruise using jet propulsion.”
“Personally, I think Panther Martin spinner & Yamamoto Senko are both slightly underrated on this list.”
“Trolling a spinner is all about finding the lure’s sweet spot.”
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