Meaning of “spinning top” in the English Dictionary

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"spinning top" in British English

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spinning topnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈspɪn.ɪŋ ˌtɒp/ us /ˈspɪn.ɪŋ ˌtɑːp/

a toy with rounded sides, a flat top, a vertical handle, and a point at the bottom, that turns round and round on the point when the handle is pushed and pulled up and down or twisted

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

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