Categories
BLOG

in a spin

“in a spin”

We have one entry that includes the term in a spin.

someone’s head / mind is in a spin

— used to say that someone is feeling very confused

WORD OF THE DAY
victual

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • 912
  • 1011

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Test Your Knowledge – and learn some interesting things along the way.

Subscribe to America’s largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Learn a new word every day. Delivered to your inbox!

In a spin is contained in 1 match in Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Learn definitions, uses, and phrases with in a spin.

take for a spin

Pronunciation Edit

Verb Edit

take for a spin (third-person singular simple present takes for a spin, present participle taking for a spin, simple past took for a spin, past participle taken for a spin)

  1. ( transitive , idiomatic ) To test or try out something, especially an automobile. I kicked the tires and then the salesperson invited me to take the car for a spin.
  2. ( transitive , idiomatic , of a person ) To take, as a companion, for a drive in a motor vehicle. On Sunday, I took my family for a spin through the surrounding countryside.

take for a spin Pronunciation Edit Verb Edit take for a spin ( third-person singular simple present takes for a spin , present participle taking for a spin , simple past took for a