Definition of spin room in English:

spin room


  • A designated area where journalists conduct interviews with politicians or their representatives after a debate or other political event.

    ‘he rushed over to the spin room where he tried to make light of what he had done’
    • ‘They will be in the media spin room telling reporters that their candidate clearly "won" the debate and that his opponent pretty much imploded on stage.’
    • ‘The campaigns have already begun sparring over the highly anticipated event, setting expectations, hearing pundits dissect what they must do to succeed, and preparing their social media "spin rooms."’
    • ‘The cavernous spin room is already crackling with narratives and counternarratives.’
    • ‘"Every user chooses who to follow on Twitter, which spin room to enter," said Gottheil.’
    • ‘Even before he concluded his final statement at Wednesday's debate, his senior staff and top surrogates began streaming into the spin room, all with big smiles on their faces.’
    • ‘Campaign surrogates stayed in the spin room with puffed chests for much longer than they did in Denver.’
    • ‘He spent some time in the media center's spin room, doing interviews with various national news outlets.’
    • ‘That was a gift to Democrats in the spin room who variously described his performance as "confused", "agitated" and "odd" -- all digs at his age.’
    • ‘Spin rooms have become commonplace after debates and major speeches.’