spin out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyspin out
he/she/itspins out
present participlespinning out
past tensespun out
past participlespun out
  1. to make something last for a long time, usually longer than is good or necessary

    I tried to spin things out until you arrived.

See also main entry: spin