pin·​ner | \ ˈpi-nər How to pronounce pinner (audio) \

Definition of pinner

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

Examples of pinner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When a pinner enters a related search term, the site will surface a prompt for these exercises. Wired, "Pinterest Has a New Plan to Address Self-Harm," 14 Nov. 2019 So what, specifically are pinners going crazy for this year? Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, "This Holiday Gift Is Majorly Trending on Pinterest for 2019," 11 Oct. 2019 Pinterest blacklisted those queries several years ago and instead surfaces a message encouraging pinners to get help. Arielle Pardes, WIRED, "Feeling Stressed Out? Pinterest Wants to Help," 22 July 2019 And beyond seeking ways on how to maintain order in their home, pinners have expressed interest in carving out areas for relaxation. Monique Valeris, ELLE Decor, "Pinterest's New Report Reveals Home Organization Trends for Fall," 30 Aug. 2018 This year, pinners are particularly excited to celebrate with metallic eyeshadow, berry lipstick, shimmering nails, and golden hairpins. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Pinterest Shared Its Most Popular Holiday Beauty Routines for 2018," 6 Nov. 2018 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

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First Known Use of pinner

1575, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Pinner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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