spin doctor

noun

Definition of spin doctor

  1. :  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 in a sentence

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

1984

First Known Use of spin doctor

1984


SPIN DOCTOR Defined for English Language Learners

spin doctor

noun

Definition of spin doctor for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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