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Meaning of SPINNER

Pronunciation:  'spinur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  fisherman's lure; revolves when drawn through the water
  2. [n]  board game equipment that consists of a dial and an arrow that is spun to determine the next move in the game
  3. [n]  someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads)
 

SPINNER is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: spinster, thread maker
 
 See Also: fish lure, fisherman's lure, fishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, game equipment, maker, rig, shaper, tackle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spin"ner\, n.
1. One who, or that which, spins one skilled in spinning; a
   spinning machine.

2. A spider. ``Long-legged spinners.'' --Shak.

3. (Zo["o]l.) A goatsucker; -- so called from the peculiar
   noise it makes when darting through the air.

4. (Zo["o]l.) A spinneret.

{Ring spinner}, a machine for spinning, in which the twist,
   given to the yarn by a revolving bobbin, is regulated by
   the drag of a small metal loop which slides around a ring
   encircling the bobbin, instead of by a throstle.

 

 

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