spin the bottle
noun Date: 1955 a kissing game in which one has as a partner the person a bottle points to when it stops spinning

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spin the bottle — n. a party game in which a player spins a bottle and kisses the person that it points to when it stops spinning; usually played by children. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spin the bottle — ☆ spin the bottle n. a kissing game played by young people, in which a bottle is laid on its side and spun to point to the one to be kissed …   English World dictionary

  • Spin the bottle — Infobox Game subject name = Spin the bottle image link = image caption = players = varies, typically between 7 and 15 but can be played with as little as 4 ages = Pre teen, Teenage setup time = Negligible playing time = Highly variable1… …   Wikipedia

  • spin the bottle — noun a game in which a player spins a bottle and kisses the person that it points to when it stops spinning • Hypernyms: ↑child s game * * * noun 1. : the game spin the plate when played with a bottle 2. : a method of choosing a performer (as a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spin the bottle — a game to decide who will kiss whom    When we played spin the bottle, Mavis always got to kiss Ron …   English idioms

  • spin-the-bottle — spinˈ the bottˈle noun A party game in which an empty bottle is spun on its side in the centre of a circle of people, the person to whom the neck of the bottle points when it comes to rest being chosen to perform some task such as kissing another …   Useful english dictionary

  • spin the bottle — spin′ the bot′tle n. gam a game in which someone spins a bottle and receives a kiss from the person at whom the bottle points on coming to rest • Etymology: 1945–50, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • spin-the-bottle — spin the bot·tle (spĭn thə bŏtʹl) n. A game in which players take turns spinning a bottle and kissing the person it points toward when it comes to rest. * * * …   Universalium

  • spin the bottle — noun (U) a game in which people sitting in a circle spin a bottle in the middle and when the bottle stops spinning and points to someone, that person must do something, such as kissing another person …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • spin the bottle — noun a game in which the players gather in a ring around a bottle which is spun; the person towards whom the bottle points when it comes to rest being required to pay some forfeit, such as kissing the person who spun the bottle …   Australian English dictionary

  • spin the bottle — a game in which someone spins a bottle and receives a kiss from the person at whom the bottle points on coming to rest. [1945 50, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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