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pin·up

 (pĭn′ŭp′)
n.
1.
a. A picture, especially of a sexually attractive person, that is displayed on a wall.
b. A person considered a suitable model for such a picture.
2. Something intended to be affixed to a wall.
adj.
1. Suitable for a pinup.
2. Designed to be attached to a wall.

pin•up

(ˈpɪnˌʌp)

n.
1. a large photograph, as of a sexually attractive person, suitable for pinning on a wall.
2. a person in such a photograph.
adj.
3. of, suitable for, or appearing in a pinup.
4. designed for hanging or fastening on a wall: a pinup lamp.
[1940–45]
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Calvin Hassell was on the verge of getting provocative pinups banished from the pages of Esquire.
TWO budding pinups are hoping to take the modelling world by storm in a national competition.
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In return for the contribution, the donors had the opportunity to write their names on pumpkin-therned pinups, which the establishment displayed through the month of October.
The provocative world of burlesque and pinups provides the inspiration behind the Wish You Were Here ensemble.
Komen for the Cure paper ribbon pinups before the race and gave out pink shopping bags.
But the quarterly wordless Pinups magazine devotes each inky newsprint issue to snapshots of a single hairy guy (occasionally two) and his body.
Suddenly my father is on interviews with me, he's in all these books; we write books together, we correct his characters," she says of the business she has built around her father's famous pinups.
At the fin-de-siecle, burlesque pinups gave way to a proliferation of "Gibson girl" imagery in Life magazine.
And racy pinups of Fay Wray and Johnny Weissmuller.
She's a little more like the modern woman than the old pinups," says Mann.