pushpin

noun push·pin \ ˈpu̇sh-ˌpin \
Updated on: 3 Mar 2018

Definition of pushpin

: a pin that has a roughly cylindrical head and that is easily inserted and withdrawn (as from a bulletin board)

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First Known Use of pushpin

1907

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Definition of pushpin for English Language Learners

  • : a short pin that has a large head and that is used to attach things (such as papers or photographs) to a wall or bulletin board


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