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spin doctor

noun

: a person (such as a political aide) whose job involves 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 DOCTOR

:  a person (as a political aide) responsible for ensuring that others interpret an event from a particular point of view
spin–doctor verb

Examples of SPIN DOCTOR

  1. The spin doctors from both sides were already declaring victory for their candidates as soon as the debate ended.

First Known Use of SPIN DOCTOR

1984

Rhymes with SPIN DOCTOR

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