pen point

noun

: a small thin convex metal device that tapers to a split point, fits into a holder, and is used for writing or drawing

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Adjusting the pressure level makes a big difference for both the pen point as well as the eraser. Chris Hachey, BGR, 24 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pen point was circa 1864

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Cite this Entry

“Pen point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pen%20point. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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