What are the synonyms for reel?

Synonyms for reel

bobbin Virginia reel spool Scottish reel stagger careen gyrate keel spin lurch spin around swag whirl

Definitions for reel

  • noun - an American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines
  • noun - a lively dance of Scottish Highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps
  • verb - wind onto or off a reel
  • verb - walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room"
  • verb - revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
  • noun - a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
  • noun - winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod
  • noun - a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector
  • noun - music composed for dancing a reel
  • Pronounciation of reel

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    Antonyms for reel

    No antonyms found for reel.

    Holonyms for reel

    fishing tackle fishing rig fishing gear rig tackle

    Hypernyms for reel

    square dance photographic film square dancing dance music longways winder longways dance film roll go around twine rotate wind walk wrap revolve

    Hyponyms for reel

    shuttle highland fling eightsome filature reel off unreel whirligig

    Meronyms for reel

    No meronyms found for reel.

    Sounds like reel

    rail railway rale rally Raoulia rarely raw wool real really reel reheel relay rely rial riel rile Riley rill riyal roil roily role roll Rollo rouleau rowel royal royally rule ruly