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pinup

noun pin·up \ ˈpin-ˌəp \

Definition of pinup

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

Examples of pinup in a Sentence

  1. He is dating a glamorous pinup.

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First Known Use of pinup

1943


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pinup

adjective

Definition of pinup

1 :of or relating to pinups
  • male pinup calendars
2 :designed for hanging on a wall
  • a pinup lamp

First Known Use of pinup

1941


PINUP Defined for English Language Learners

pinup

noun

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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