felt-tip

noun
\ ˈfel(t)-ˌtip How to pronounce felt-tip (audio) \

Definition of felt-tip

: a pen having a writing point made of felt

Other Words from felt-tip

felt-tip or less commonly felt-tipped \ ˈfel(t)-​ˌtipt How to pronounce felt-tipped (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of felt-tip

1956, in the meaning defined above

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felt-tip

noun

English Language Learners Definition of felt-tip

: a pen that has a writing point made of felt

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