spinmeister

noun

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

Examples of spinmeister in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To most Americans who are aware of him, Clegg is simply a smooth-talking Brit, a more polished spinmeister than his famously robotic boss. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, 4 Aug. 2022 In the Wall Street Journal, the Republican spinmeister Karl Rove wrote that Democrats and Republicans have responsibilities to truth and civility. Zachary B. Wolf, CNN, 8 Jan. 2022 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1986, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spinmeister was in 1986

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“Spinmeister.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spinmeister. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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