Spin - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Spin.

ENGLISH
PIROUETTE
REEL
ROTATE
TURN
TWIRL
WHIRL
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ENGLISH
  1. the discipline that studies the English language and literature
  2. an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
  3. (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
  4. the people of England
  5. of or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture or people; "English history"; "the English landed aristocracy"; "English literature"
  6. of or relating to the English language
PIROUETTE
  1. (ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)
  2. do a pirouette, usually as part of a dance
REEL
  1. music composed for dancing a reel
  2. wind onto or off a reel
  3. walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room"
  4. revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
  5. an American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines
  6. a lively dance of Scottish Highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps
  7. a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
  8. winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod
  9. a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector
ROTATE
  1. plant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession; "We rotate the crops so as to maximize the use of the soil"
  2. perform a job or duty on a rotating basis; "Interns have to rotate for a few months"
  3. turn on or around an axis or a center; "The Earth revolves around the Sun"; "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire"
  4. turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
  5. cause to turn on an axis or center; "Rotate the handle"
  6. exchange on a regular basis; "We rotate the lead soprano every night"
TURN
  1. a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
  2. move around an axis or a center; "The wheels are turning"
  3. change color; "In Vermont, the leaves turn early"
  4. get by buying and selling; "the company turned a good profit after a year"
  5. go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
  6. accomplish by rotating; "turn a somersault"; "turn cartwheels"
  7. have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to; "She called on her Representative to help her"; "She turned to her relatives for help"
  8. undergo a change or development; "The water turned into ice"; "Her former friend became her worst enemy"; "He turned traitor"
  9. direct at someone; "She turned a smile on me"; "They turned their flashlights on the car"
  10. cause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics;
TWIRL
  1. the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
  2. a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
  3. cause to spin; "spin a coin"
  4. turn in a twisting or spinning motion; "The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"
WHIRL
  1. revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
  2. the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
  3. flow in a circular current, of liquids
  4. a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"
  5. fly around; "The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air"
  6. confused movement; "he was caught up in a whirl of work"; "a commotion of people fought for the exits"
  7. cause to spin; "spin a coin"
  8. the shape of something rotating rapidly
  9. turn in a twisting or spinning motion; "The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"
Clue Database Last Updated: 16/11/2018 9:00am

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