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KK Pronunciation

〔 ril 〕


〔 ri:l 〕

Overview of noun reel

The noun reel has 6 senses

  • reel -- (a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector)

  • reel -- (music composed for dancing a reel)

  • reel -- (winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod)

  • bobbin, spool, reel -- (a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound)

  • reel, Scottish reel -- (a lively dance of Scottish Highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps)

  • Virginia reel, reel -- (an American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines)

Overview of verb reel

The verb reel has 3 senses

  • stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen -- (walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room")

  • spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate -- (revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy")

  • reel -- (wind onto or off a reel)