spin the bottle

noun

Definition of spin the bottle 

: a kissing game in which one has as a partner the person a bottle points to when it stops spinning

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One former staffer, David Kernick, said Garcia asked him to play spin the bottle after a fundraiser. Washington Post, "California #MeToo leader cleared of groping allegations," 18 May 2018 Then at his spring break kickoff party, someone came up with the idea to play spin the bottle in the hot tub. Lindsay Schallon, Seventeen, "12 Juicy Spring Break Confessions That Actually Happened," 27 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of spin the bottle

1955, in the meaning defined above

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