pinhead

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noun pin·head \ˈpin-ˌhed\

Definition of pinhead

  1. 1 :  the head of a pin

  2. 2 :  something very small or insignificant

  3. 3 :  a very dull or stupid person :  fool

Examples of pinhead in a Sentence

  1. The insect is the size of a pinhead.

  2. Her boss is a real pinhead.

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First Known Use of pinhead

1593


PINHEAD Defined for English Language Learners

pinhead

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Definition of pinhead for English Language Learners

  • : the rounded end of a pin

  • : a stupid or foolish person



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