pin·​ner ˈpi-nər How to pronounce pinner (audio)
: a woman's cap with long lappets worn in the 17th and 18th centuries
: one that pins

Word History

First Known Use

1575, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of pinner was in 1575

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Cite this Entry

“Pinner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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