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fountain pen

noun

Simple Definition of fountain pen

  • : a pen with ink inside that flows to a special metal tip (called a nib)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fountain pen

  1. :  a pen containing a reservoir that automatically feeds the writing point with ink

1710

First Known Use of fountain pen

1710


FOUNTAIN PEN Defined for Kids

fountain pen

noun

Definition of fountain pen for Students

  1. :  a pen with ink inside that is fed as needed to the writing point





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