spin doctor
noun Date: 1984 a person (as a political aide) responsible for ensuring that others interpret an event from a particular point of view • spin-doctor verb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Spin-Doctor — ist eine aus dem Englischen übernommene Bezeichnung für einen Medien , Image oder politischen Berater und Verantwortlichen für Öffentlichkeitsarbeit. Die Bezeichnung wird von den Massenmedien besonders im Bereich der Politik benutzt und hat einen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spin Doctor — ist eine aus dem Englischen übernommene Bezeichnung für einen Medien , Image oder politischen Berater und Verantwortlichen für Öffentlichkeitsarbeit. Die Bezeichnung wird von den Massenmedien besonders im Bereich der Politik benutzt und hat einen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • spin doctor — n. a spokesperson for a political party or candidate who tries to forestall negative publicity. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spin doctor — may refer to:* A person whose job it is to put a positive spin on events or situations * Spin Doctors, an American rock band *A person who advises important people …   Wikipedia

  • spin doctor — spin .doctor n informal someone whose job is to give information to the public in a way that gives the best possible advantage to a politician or organization ▪ White House spin doctors …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • spin doctor — spin doctors N COUNT In politics, a spin doctor is someone who is skilled in public relations and who advises political parties on how to present their policies and actions. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • spin doctor — ☆ spin doctor n. Slang a person employed as by a politician to use spin in interpreting information or events so as to present them in a favorable light …   English World dictionary

  • spin doctor — spin ,doctor noun count MAINLY JOURNALISM someone whose job is to give reporters information that makes a politician or an organization seem as good as possible …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • spin doctor — ► NOUN informal ▪ a spokesperson for a political party or politician employed to give a favourable interpretation of events to the media …   English terms dictionary

  • Spin doctor — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Spin doctor (homonymie). Un « spin doctor » est un conseiller en communication et marketing politique agissant pour le compte d une personnalité politique, le plus souvent lors de campagnes électorales …   Wikipédia en Français

  • spin doctor — noun a public relations person who tries to forestall negative publicity by publicizing a favorable interpretation of the words or actions of a company or political party or famous person his title is Director of Communications but he is just a… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”