spin noun

1 fast turning movement

ADJ. quick, rapid | slow | back (also backspin), top (also topspin) She puts heavy topspin on her serve.

VERB + SPIN go into He had to stop the helicopter from going into a spin. | come out of | put sb/sth in(to), send sb/sth into (figurative) The president's death sent the stock market into a spin. | give sth Give the washing another spin. | impart, put on How do you put more spin on the ball?

SPIN + NOUN bowler | bowling

2 on information

ADJ. positive

VERB + SPIN put on The chairman tried to put a positive spin on the closure of the factory.

SPIN + NOUN doctor government spin doctors

PREP. with a ~ The film retells the famous legend with a Marxist spin.