spin out of control

Definition of spin out of control

  1. 1 :  to move in a way that is not controlled The rocket spun out of control and crashed.

  2. 2 :  to keep getting worse in a way that is hard to stop or fix Her drinking problem is spinning out of control.

Word by Word Definitions

spinplay
  1. :  to draw out and twist fiber into yarn or thread

    :  to revolve rapidly :  gyrate

    :  to feel as if in a whirl :  reel

  1. :  the act of spinning or twirling something

    :  an instance of spinning or of spinning something

    :  the whirling motion imparted (as to a ball or top) by spinning

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

controlplay
  1. :  to check, test, or verify by evidence or experiments

    :  to incorporate suitable controls in

    :  to exercise restraining or directing influence over :  regulate

  1. :  an act or instance of controlling

    :  power or authority to guide or manage

    :  skill in the use of a tool, instrument, technique, or artistic medium


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