reel

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1 reel /ˈriːl/ noun
plural reels
1 reel
/ˈriːl/
noun
plural reels
Learner's definition of REEL
[count]
: a device shaped like a cylinder that a string, cord, etc., is wrapped around
: a device that is attached to the handle of a fishing pole and used to wrap and release the line see picture at fishing
: an object that is used to hold and release film or tape
: a part of a movie that is on a reel of film
compare 4reel
2 reel /ˈriːl/ verb
reels; reeled; reeling
2 reel
/ˈriːl/
verb
reels; reeled; reeling
Learner's definition of REEL

reel in

[phrasal verb]
reel (something) in or reel in (something)
: to pull in (a fish that is caught on a hook on the end of a fishing line) by turning the reel of a fishing rod

reel off

[phrasal verb]
reel (something) off or reel off (something)
: to say (something) easily and quickly
compare 3reel
3 reel /ˈriːl/ verb
reels; reeled; reeling
3 reel
/ˈriːl/
verb
reels; reeled; reeling
Learner's definition of REEL
[no object]
: to be very shocked, confused, and upset
: to move or fall back suddenly
: to move or walk in a way that is very unsteady
compare 2reel
4 reel /ˈriːl/ noun
plural reels
4 reel
/ˈriːl/
noun
plural reels
Learner's definition of REEL
[count]
: a lively dance originally from Scotland and Ireland
also : the music for this dance see also virginia reel
compare 1reel
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