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A person who publicizes favorable interpretations of the words and actions of a public figure, especially a politician.
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) informal a person who provides a favourable slant to an item of news, potentially unpopular policy, etc, esp on behalf of a political personality or party
[C20: from the spin given to a ball in various sports to make it go in the desired direction]
Slang. a press agent skilled at spin control.
A person whose job is to promote the best possible interpretation of a politician’s acts or statements.
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|Noun||1.||spin doctor - 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 spin doctor"|
public relations person - a person employed to establish and promote a favorable relationship with the public