Meaning of spinner

spin•ner

Pronunciation: (spin'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that spins.
  2. a lure, as a spoon bait, that revolves in the water in trolling and casting.
  3. Also calleda play in which the player carrying the ball twirls about, to deceive the other team as to where the player intends to hit the line.
  4. a streamlined fairing over a propeller hub.
  5. nightjar.
  6. a disc jockey.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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