pushpin
noun Date: 1907 a pin that has a roughly cylindrical head and that is easily inserted and withdrawn (as from a bulletin board)

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  • Pushpin — Push pin , n. A child s game played with pins. L. Estrange. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pushpin — (auch push pin und put pin) war ein beliebtes englisches Kinderspiel im 16. bis 18. Jahrhundert. Bei dem Spiel legen zwei oder mehr Spieler Nadeln (pins) auf die Krempe eines Hutes und versuchen reihum durch Anstoßen (push) des Hutes die Nadeln… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pushpin — [poosh′pin΄] n. a tacklike pin with a large head, used as a map marker, etc …   English World dictionary

  • pushpin — /poosh pin /, n. 1. a short pin having a spool shaped head of plastic, glass, or metal, used for affixing material to a bulletin board, wall, or the like. 2. an early children s game. 3. Archaic. child s play; triviality. [1580 90, for an earlier …   Universalium

  • pushpin — noun A thumbtack Syn: drawing pin, thumbtack …   Wiktionary

  • pushpin — noun N. Amer. a drawing pin with a spherical or cylindrical plastic head …   English new terms dictionary

  • pushpín — पुष्पिन् …   Indonesian dictionary

  • pushpin — push•pin [[t]ˈpʊʃˌpɪn[/t]] n. 1) cvb a short pin with a spool shaped head of plastic, glass, or metal, used for affixing material to a bulletin board, wall, or the like 2) archaic child s play; triviality • Etymology: 1665–75; earlier, a children …   From formal English to slang

  • pushpin — noun a tack for attaching papers to a bulletin board or drawing board • Syn: ↑thumbtack, ↑drawing pin • Derivationally related forms: ↑thumbtack (for: ↑thumbtack) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sthirá-pushpin — स्थिरपुष्पिन् …   Indonesian dictionary

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