how to pronounce spinner


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the above transcription of spinner is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

spinner is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of spinner in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… ursache für spinner staaten in …”

meanings of spinner


  1. Agent noun of spinnen.
  2. A spinner who makes yarn.
  3. Idiot, freak, oddball, nut (unusual, eccentric, crazy person, especially someone with unreasonable, absurd ideas).

spinner frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word spinner occurs in german on average 4.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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