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Meaning of SPINNER

Pronunciation:  'spinur

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.