Not bad for a rookie who kept smiling as she reeled off her best lines.
The NSA drama has reeled in a host of global grandstanders desperate for relevancy.
Poe and Dylan Thomas both wheeled and reeled until the index finger representing each of them collapsed.
On Wednesday, the collection of pictures by Mikki (pictured above), a chimpanzee, reeled in roughly $75,000 at Sotheby's.
Jay-Z is reinvigorated, witty, and good-humored, while West has reeled in some of his id-gone-haywire shtick.
He tottered, reeled, stepped backward, and fell over the brink of the cliff.
Then he reeled suddenly, lost his balance and fell into darkness.
Not quite flat; Smith threw a block as I reeled, and held me upright.
Jean entered the room in such an exhausted state that he reeled as if he had been drunk.
I reeled on my feet so much that two of the warders jumped forward to support me.
"frame turning on an axis," especially one on which thread is wound, late Old English hreol "reel for winding thread," from Proto-Germanic *hrehulaz; probably related to hrægel "garment," and Old Norse hræll "spindle," from PIE *krek- "to weave, beat" (cf. Greek krokus "nap of cloth").
Specifically of the fishing rod attachment from 1726; of a film projector apparatus from 1896. Reel-to-reel type of tape deck is attested from 1958.
"to whirl around," late 14c., also "sway, swing, rock, become unsteady" (late 14c.), "stagger as a result of a blow, etc." (c.1400), probably from reel (n.1), on notion of "spinning." Of the mind, from 1796. Related: Reeled; reeling.
"to wind on a reel," late 14c., from reel (n.1). Verbal phrase reel off "recite without pause or effort" is from 1837. Fishing sense is from 1849. Related: Reeled; reeling.