spinning top

Definitions of spinning top
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n a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin

Synonyms:
teetotum, top, whirligig
Types:
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humming top
a top that makes a humming noise as it spins
peg top
a pear-shaped top made of wood with a metal center pin
whip top, whipping top
a top that is spun by whipping
dreidel
a four-sided top used in a game traditionally played during the Jewish festival of Hanukkah
Type of:
plaything, toy
an artifact designed to be played with

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