1. spiny anteater a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to Australia
  2. scaly anteater toothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and termites
  3. silky anteater squirrel-sized South American toothless anteater with long silky golden fur
  4. opinionated obstinate in your opinions
  5. spinster an elderly unmarried woman
  6. spinmeister 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
  7. supplanter one who wrongfully or illegally seizes the place of another
  8. giant anteater large shaggy-haired toothless anteater with long tongue and powerful claws; of South America
  9. spiny lobster warm-water lobsters without claws
  10. 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
  11. panhandler a beggar who approaches strangers asking for money
  12. spinning top a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin
  13. banded anteater small Australian marsupial having long snout and strong claws for feeding on termites; nearly extinct
  14. spindle tree any shrubby trees or woody vines of the genus Euonymus having showy usually reddish berries
  15. spinal anaesthetic an anesthetic that is injected into the spine
  16. spin dryer a clothes dryer that uses centrifugal motion to dry the clothes that are put into it
  17. spin drier a clothes dryer that uses centrifugal motion to dry the clothes that are put into it
  18. spiny-headed worm any of various worms living parasitically in intestines of vertebrates having a retractile proboscis covered with many hooked spines
  19. spinal anesthetic an anesthetic that is injected into the spine
  20. great anteater large shaggy-haired toothless anteater with long tongue and powerful claws; of South America