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pinup

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noun pin·up \ˈpin-ˌəp\

Definition of pinup

  1. :  something fastened to a wall: as a :  a photograph or poster of a person considered to have glamorous qualities b :  something (as a lamp) designed for wall attachment

Examples of pinup in a sentence

  1. He is dating a glamorous pinup.

1943

First Known Use of pinup

1943


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pinup

adjective pin·up

Definition of pinup

  1. 1 :  of or relating to pinups <male pinup calendars>

  2. 2 :  designed for hanging on a wall <a pinup lamp>

1941

First Known Use of pinup

1941


PINUP Defined for English Language Learners

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pinup

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noun pin·up \ˈpin-ˌəp\

Definition of pinup for English Language Learners

  • : a photograph of an attractive person (such as an actress or model) that is hung or pinned on a wall

  • : a person who appears in or is attractive enough to appear in a pinup


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