Definition of Pin


  • a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling
    set up in triangular groups of ten as the target
    - bowling pin
  • a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
  • a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
  • flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
  • cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs
    when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown
    - pin tumbler
  • axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
  • informal terms for the leg
    "fever left him weak on his sticks"
  • a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
    - personal identification number - pin number
  • small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
  • when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
  • a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment


  • immobilize a piece
  • pierce with a pin
    "pin down the butterfly"
  • attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins
    "pin the needle to the shirt". "pin the blame on the innocent man"
  • to hold fast or prevent from moving
    "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble pin

4 unscramble word found using the letters pin.

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