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money-spinner

A lucrative business or product. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. That mobile dating app has proved to be a real money-spinner for the developer—it's making them more money than anything else they've launched before.

fidget spinner

A small propeller-shaped toy designed to be spun atop one's fingertip. Ostensibly a device to help people with attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder increase their focus, the fidget spinner became popular with schoolchildren and those who use it to try to ease anxiety or restlessness. Ever since I got my son a fidget spinner, he's had an easier time paying attention in class, but the school is considering banning them as a distraction.
See also: fidget, spinner

spinner

n. a bullet. Harry the Horse’s shot sent a spinner into Lefty’s gut.
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Rasegojwa affectionately known as The Sheriff in spinning circles was looking forward to tough opposition and weigh his strength before going beyond the shores to take part in the Kuruman spinning championship, the Mayhem in Pretoria and the King of spinners in Namibia.
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Herath has leapfrogged Ashwin to move within 32 points of Ravindra Jadeja, making it a 1-2 for left-arm spinners.
Spinners should never be used by under-threes in any case.
It's difficult to predict what will become of spinners when the 2017-18 school year starts.
The actual fidget spinner is new but the mechanical aspect of it is not," as he took the spinner apart and showed the inner parts.
At Broad Heath Primary School in Hanford Close, Foleshill, Coventry pupils can only bring in the spinners with prior permission from staff.
Damian said that since Thursday, his store has sold at least a thousand spinners which are priced between PS4 and PS15.
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KARACHI -- Enjoying the services of quality spinners in their line-up Pakistan is firm favourites to reach the semi-final of ICC World Twenty20, former Pakistan skipper and ace Test batsman Muhammad Yousuf said on Saturday.
On what Kerrigan will offer England in contrast to their No1 spinner Graeme Swann, Moores added: "He's a left-arm spinner not an off-spinner, so it goes away from the right-hand batsman so that's different in its own right.
The front spinner was ruined, turns were cancelled, Saturday's duty section had to work overtime to rectify the damage, and night check was awarded hours of overtime writing statements.
Its blade but a blur, a spinner churns its way through the underwater world.
That would mean Monty Panesar would be left out, just months after touring the Caribbean as England's number one spinner.