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1. One of the bottle-shaped pins used in bowling.
2. tenpins(used with a sing. verb) See bowling.
1. (used with a sing. v.) a form of bowling, played with ten wooden pins.
2. tenpin, a pin used in this game.
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|Noun||1.||tenpins - bowling down an alley at a target of ten wooden pins|
bowling - a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them
split - (tenpin bowling) a divided formation of pins left standing after the first bowl; "he was winning until he got a split in the tenth frame"