Definition of tiepin
: an ornamental straight pin that has usually a sheath for the point and is used to hold the ends of a necktie in place
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These often shrink-wrapped special prizes can be recycled over and over; a pack of cigarette-lighter flints will account for so many yen, while an ugly tiepin that no one in the world would wear may be worth a lot more.
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Definition of tiepin for English Language Learners
: a decorative pin that is used to hold the ends of a necktie in place
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