English dictionary definition of:

pin


Noun

  • a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
  • when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
  • small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
  • a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
  • informal terms for the leg
  • axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
  • 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
  • flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
  • a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
  • a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
  • a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target

Verb

  • to hold fast or prevent from moving
  • attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins
  • pierce with a pin
  • immobilize a piece

Thesaurus

fall   flag   immobilise British English spelling   immobilize American English spelling   oarlock   peg   pivot   rowlock   stick   thole   tholepin   trap  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 1: Section 2 and learn about the word pin in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Words with a or i.

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 1: Section 3 and learn about the word pin in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Words with a or i.

Scrabble score for pin


Scrabble score = 5

generated at 16:40:51 on 12-03-20

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