noun Date: 1946 pinsetter

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  • pinspotter — pin•spot•ter [[t]ˈpɪnˌspɒt ər[/t]] n. spo pinsetter • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • pinspotter — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : pinsetter * * * /pin spot euhr/, n. pinsetter. [1955 60; PIN + SPOTTER] …   Useful english dictionary

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