Meaning dont bother, calm down. "ah allow the beef man, just reel it in " " reel it in blood he aint worth it" " reel it in, i aint goin there thats missions away". This Slang page is designed to explain what the meaning of reel in is. The slang word / phrase / acronym reel in means. Heard it but never used it, (6). What is reel in (phrasal verb)? reel in (phrasal verb) meaning, pronunciation and more by to bring a fish towards you by turning the reel of a fishing rod The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.