tiepin

noun tie·pin \ ˈtī-ˌpin \

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

First Known Use of tiepin

1780


TIEPIN Defined for English Language Learners

tiepin

noun

Definition of tiepin for English Language Learners

  • : a decorative pin that is used to hold the ends of a necktie in place


Learn More about tiepin


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tiepin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to buzz or drone

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!