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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


n. a bullet. Harry the Horse’s shot sent a spinner into Lefty’s gut.
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I consider leg spinners as match winners and other countries too have leg spinners who are now match winners.
The state associations must share the responsibility and produce a lot of fast bowlers and quality spinners.
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Him being a leg-spinner as opposed to a finger spinner gave him a slight advantage," Marsh was quoted as saying by UK daily The Independent.
He said all Pakistan spinners got their own style and variations which can baffle and prove threat for top batsmen of the world.
It seemed the spinner fell forward, perhaps as the engine shut down.
Simon Watts, head of corporate and commercial at Newcastle law firm Dickinson Dees was its lead partner advising Metal Spinners management on the transaction.
Throughout the WACA history there's always been spinners that have bowled really well here, especially into the breeze with that bit of bounce.
We are thrilled to continue our relationship with the Lowell Spinners for another two seasons," said Hazen.
If I was England I would be preparing a flat wicket that turns and playing two spinners.
Many more salmon and sew in are taken by spinners than on the fly, and although many of us spend most of our fishing hours fishing the fly we do occasionally enjoy a spot of spinning.
I think there are other better finger spinners out there like Daniel Vettori and Harbhajan Singh - they are guys who have taken more than 200 wickets each in Test cricket' I've only just started.
People who say we haven't got any spinners in this country should go down to Northampton and watch - if Monty gets his opportunity to go on this trip, they will see a very good spinner who has a great future in front of him.
The Spinners are Liverpool's legendary folky combo - four individuals with diverse musical influences that blended together effortlessly.
WASHING salad can be such a chore and while those retro old plastic spinners make it easier they don't exactly look too sexy in a modern kitchen.