Definition of "reeled" []

  • Any of various cylindrical objects or frames that turn on an axis and onto which film, magnetic tape, paper tape, wire, thread, etc, may be wound (noun)
  • A device for winding, casting, etc, consisting of a revolving spool with a handle, attached to a fishing rod (noun)
  • A roll of celluloid exhibiting a sequence of photographs to be projected (noun)
  • To wind (cotton, thread, etc) onto a reel (verb)
  • To wind or draw with a reel (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of reel. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "reeled" in a sentence
  • "All about them the land shook and reeled from the shock of these tremendous collisions."
  • "The District's preppy private school reeled from the news that a freshman dorm room had been converted into a drug laboratory."
  • "Figuring it†™ d buy him some time as he reeled from the punch to the face; Dustin backed up and started to run."