Meaning of “spin doctor” in the English Dictionary

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"spin doctor" in British English

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spin doctornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈspɪn ˌdɒk.tər/ us /ˈspɪn ˌdɑːk.tɚ/ mainly disapproving

someone whose job is to make ideas, events, etc. seem better than they really are, especially in politics

(Definition of “spin doctor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"spin doctor" in American English

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spin doctornoun [ C ]

us /ˈspɪn ˌdɑk·tər/

slang a person who represents esp. a political situation in a way that is likely to help one side and hurt another:

News coverage of the campaign can be influenced to a candidate’s advantage by spin doctors.

(Definition of “spin doctor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)