pinup girl
noun Date: 1941 a girl or woman whose glamorous qualities make her a suitable subject for a pinup

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  • pinup girl — noun 1. : a girl whose physical charms, attractive personality, or other glamorous qualities make her a suitable subject of a photograph pinned up on an admirer s wall the worship of the movie hero and the pinup girl J.M.Barzun has been the pinup …   Useful english dictionary

  • pinup girl — {v. phr.} An attractive girl whose picture is pinned or tacked to the wall by an admirer. * /Some Hollywood actresses are understandably very popular pinup girls among male soldiers./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pinup girl — {v. phr.} An attractive girl whose picture is pinned or tacked to the wall by an admirer. * /Some Hollywood actresses are understandably very popular pinup girls among male soldiers./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pinup\ girl — v. phr. An attractive girl whose picture is pinned or tacked to the wall by an admirer. Some Hollywood actresses are understandably very popular pinup girls among male soldiers …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pinup — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: from pin up, v., from pin (II) + up, adverb : something that is fastened to a wall: as a. : a photograph of a pinup girl …   Useful english dictionary

  • pinup — /pin up /, n. 1. a large photograph, as of a sexually attractive person, suitable for pinning on a wall. 2. a person in such a photograph. 3. a device or fixture that is fastened to a wall, as a lamp. adj. 4. of, pertaining to, or appearing in a… …   Universalium

  • pinup — Synonyms and related words: Miss America, Telephoto, Wirephoto, aerial photograph, bathing beauty, beau ideal, beaut, beauty, beauty contest winner, beauty queen, belle, black and white photograph, bunny, candid photograph, charmer, cheesecake,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pinup — noun a) Variant spelling of pin up <!Derived meaning during WWII when such images were pinned to a surface (eg: locker) or otherwise displayed and made popular, ie: on bomber nose fairings. <!Etymology: From mechanics practice of pinning up …   Wiktionary

  • Pinup — Erstes Pin up von Charles Dana Gibson (1887) Ein Pin up ist das üblicherweise in erotischer Pose dargestellte Bild einer Frau, das an Wände geheftet wird. Diese Form der weiblichen Darstellung war und ist besonders bei Soldaten beliebt.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • girl — n. 1) a career; chorus; college (esp. AE); dancing; flower; office; pinup; working girl 2) a ball girl (who retrieves tennis balls) 3) (old fashioned) a good ( virtuous ) girl 4) a call girl ( prostitute who can be summoned by telephone ) USAGE… …   Combinatory dictionary

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