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reel

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of reel

  1. a rapid turning about on an axis or central point she slipped and, after an out-of-control reel, fell on her backside Synonyms of reel gyration, pirouette, spin, revolution, roll, rotation, twirl, wheel, whirlWords Related to reel circuit, circulation, ring, round; coil, curl, curve, spiral, twist, whorl; circle, orbit; eddy, swirl


reel

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of reel

  1. 1 to be in a confused state as if from being twirled around his mind reeled upon hearing the news that his employer had been indicted for fraud Synonyms of reel spin, swim, turn, whirlWords Related to reel swirlNear Antonyms of reel calm, collect; settle, steady

  2. 2 to move forward while swaying from side to side got off the amusement park ride reeling and barely able to stand Synonyms of reel careen, dodder, lurch, stagger, teeter, totter, waddleWords Related to reel rock, roll, seesaw, swag, sway, waver, weave, wobble (also wabble); barge, blunder, clomp, clump, flounder, galumph, lumber, lump, pound, scuff, scuffle, shamble, shuffle, stamp, stomp, stumble, tramp, tromp



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