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spinner

noun [C] uk   /ˈspɪn.ər/ us    //

spinner noun [C] (SPORT)

in cricket, a bowler who makes the ball turn around and around as he or she throws it, or a ball that is bowled in that way: a left-arm spinner

spinner noun [C] (MAKING THREAD)

a person who makes thread by twisting fibres
(Definition of spinner from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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