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verb [intransitive] reel pronunciation in American English /ril/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyreel
he/she/itreels
present participlereeling
past tensereeled
past participlereeled
  1. 2
    to move in a way that is not steady, for example because of being drunk
  2. 3
    to feel very shocked, upset, or confused
    reel from:

    The banks were reeling from the unexpectedly large losses.

    reel at:

    Local people are still reeling at the news of his death.

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