spin·​meis·​ter | \ ˈspin-ˌmī-stər How to pronounce spinmeister (audio) \
variants: or less commonly spinmaster \ ˈspin-​ˌma-​stər How to pronounce spinmeister (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The marquee flashed Yankees vs. Twins, but that served as an undercard to the juicier event, a matchup between the spinmeister and the spin skeptic. Star Tribune, 9 June 2021 Instead of being a conduit to Russian intelligence, the document suggests, Stone was a self-promoting spinmeister whose claims of having important connections may have inadvertently landed him in serious legal trouble. Washington Post, 4 Nov. 2019 And Martinez learned from the spinmeister general, Joe Maddon, who could find a silver lining in a cloud filled with lead. Paul Sullivan, chicagotribune.com, 7 July 2018 Hurricane Harvey: An intriguing profile from the New York Times of L.A. spinmeister Michael Sitrick and the hassle of Harvey Weinstein. David Lazarus, latimes.com, 4 June 2018 Over the 16-year span of their back-to-back administrations, truth—as presented by presidents, White House aides, political spinmeisters and media outlets—became rhetorical taffy. David Friend, Newsweek, 7 Sep. 2017 Why does no one trust politicians and their spinmeisters? James Hohmann, Washington Post, 18 May 2017 White House press secretary Sean Spicer got lampooned on the sketch show on Saturday, with actress Melissa McCarthy cameo-ing as a manic, gum-chomping spinmeister who abuses the press corps. The Washington Post, The Denver Post, 6 Feb. 2017

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1986, in the meaning defined above

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“Spinmeister.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spinmeister. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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