pin·​ner | \ ˈpi-nər \

Definition of pinner

1 : a woman's cap with long lappets worn in the 17th and 18th centuries
2 : one that pins

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The global report gathers up all the data on what pinners are pinning, and according to their statistics, purple eyeshadow is officially popular. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Purple Eyeshadow Is Trending on Pinterest," 21 Aug. 2018 The beauty content is there, and the skin-tone ranges feature allows it to be easily surfaced when a pinner wants it. Marci Robin, Allure, "Pinterest Now Lets You Filter by Skin Tone for Beauty Searches," 27 Apr. 2018 These will show up in reverse-chronological order, with a separate feature to discover related boards and pinners, or unfollow ones that are no longer relevant. Arielle Pardes, WIRED, "Pinterest's New Feature Takes the Algorithm Out of Your Feed," 29 Mar. 2018 Pinners are loving festival style rn and there are tons of killer looks to choose from. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "The 7 Festival Hair And Makeup Trends Everyone Is Obsessed With On Pinterest," 23 Mar. 2016

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First Known Use of pinner

1575, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of pinner was in 1575

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