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Definition of spin doctor

spin doctor

  • a person (usually involved in Public Relations) who attempt to put a positive "spin" on bad news that surfaces about a client.

    Last edited on Oct 03 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

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