spin the bottle

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spin′ the bot′tle

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.]
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Noun1.spin the bottle - a game in which a player spins a bottle and kisses the person that it points to when it stops spinning
child's game - a game enjoyed by children
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Caption: Bottles of Scratchpad come with a pencil for consumers to design their own labels, while the Spin the Bottle label creates the illusion of movement.
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An alcoholic, as well as a workaholic, and even a member of the Magic Circle, Gardner's only non-fiction book was his autobiographical piece, Spin the Bottle, in 1964, in which he admitted to drinking two bottles of gin a day.
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