Spinner is a slang term used primarily in the adult film industry and the sex worker industry to refer to an actress or prostitute with a tiny frame, usually very thin and having small breasts.

Origin and application

The term may have derived from jokes about small-framed women in which the punchline states that if a woman with this body type was having sexual intercourse with a man in the female superior position, the man would purportedly be able to "spin" the woman around on the erect penis.

Two female pornography actresses that have been referred to as "spinners" are Loni Sanders (1.52 m) and Nikki Charm. Charm, who is 1.50 m (4'11") and who weighs less than one hundred pounds, was often cast as the innocent waif who was seduced by older men.

Other meanings in pornography

The term has also been used to refer to an adult website which rotates ("spins") its content automatically and regularly, or which performs some content matching to assist visitors in finding a specific genre of pornography.


  • * Dr Mardonov (2001-06). "Movie Review: Keeping it Real 13". AVN. Retrieved on 22 May 2008. “span a wide physical range, from the dark gamine named Shy who's a real spinner to the Rubenesque, pale-skinned Delicious”
  • * Armistead Smathers (2007-06). "Movie Review: I Want Your Cock In My Ass". AVN. Retrieved on 22 May 2008. “a tiny blonde spinner”
  • * Bryce Adamson (2007-04). "Movie Review: Double the Fun". AVN. Retrieved on 22 May 2008. “sinfully cute spinner Sharka Blue”

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