1. [ noun ] (photography,film) a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector
Related terms: film
2. [ verb ] walk as if unable to control one's movements
Synonyms: stagger lurch careen swag keel

"The drunken man staggered into the room"

Related terms: walk lurch rock staggerer
3. [ verb ] revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
Synonyms: spin spin_around whirl gyrate

"The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"

Related terms: revolve whirligig rotation spin whirler whirling_dervish spinner
4. [ noun ] winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod
Related terms: winder fishing_gear fishing_rod
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 5045
6. [ noun ] (dance) a lively dance of Scottish highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps
Synonyms: Scottish_reel
Related terms: square_dance eightsome highland_fling
7. [ verb ] move unsteadily or with a weaving or rolling motion
Synonyms: waggle wamble
Related terms: move wag
8. [ noun ] (music,fine art,dance) music composed for dancing a reel
Related terms: music dance_music
9. [ verb ] wind onto or off a reel
Related terms: wind reel_off
10. [ noun ] a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
Synonyms: spool bobbin
Related terms: winder shuttle filature
11. [ noun ] (dance) an American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines
Synonyms: Virginia_reel
Related terms: longways
Similar spelling:   reheel