how to pronounce tailspin

tɛɪlspɪn

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meanings of tailspin

noun:

  1. A severe mental or emotional collapse; emotional breakdown.
  2. The rapid, uncontrollable descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral.
  3. Any sharp, sustained, often uncontrollable descent or decline.

verb:

  1. To go into a sharp, sustained, often uncontrollable descent or decline.
  2. Of an aircraft: to go into a rapid, uncontrollable descent in a steep spiral.

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