spin control


spin control

noun

: the activity of trying to control the way something (such as an important event) is described to the public in order to influence what people think about it

Full Definition of SPIN CONTROL

:  the act or practice of attempting to manipulate the way an event is interpreted by others <political spin control>

Examples of SPIN CONTROL

  1. When the defective part was recalled, the company had to do some clever spin control.

First Known Use of SPIN CONTROL

1984

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