spin·​ning ˈspi-niŋ How to pronounce spinning (audio)
: a method of fishing in which a lure is cast by use of a light flexible rod, a spinning reel, and a light line

Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spinning was in 1855

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

Kids Definition


present participle of spin

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