: a pen having a writing point made of felt
felt-tip adjective
or less commonly felt-tipped

Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of felt-tip was in 1956

Dictionary Entries Near felt-tip

Cite this Entry

“Felt-tip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/felt-tip. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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