airplane spin


Definition of airplane spin

: a professional-wrestling maneuver in which the opponent is picked up in a crotch-and-head hold, lifted onto the back, whirled about in the air, and thrown forward to the mat

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First Known Use of airplane spin

1921, in the meaning defined above

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“Airplane spin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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