pincushion

noun pin·cush·ion \ ˈpin-ˌku̇-shən \
|Updated on: 20 Jul 2018

Definition of pincushion

: a small cushion in which pins may be stuck ready for use

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PINCUSHION Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of pincushion for English Language Learners

  • : a small bag filled with a soft material that pins and needles can be pushed into when they are not being used


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pincushion

noun pin·cush·ion \ ˈpin-ˌku̇-shən \

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: a small cushion in which pins may be stuck when not in use

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