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bobby pin

n.
A small metal hair clip with the ends pressed tightly together.

[From bob.]
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bobby pin

n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) US and Canadian and Austral and NZ a metal hairpin bent in order to hold the hair in place. Brit terms: hairgrip or kirby grip
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bob′by pin`


n.
a flat, springlike metal hairpin having the prongs held close together by tension.
[1935–40, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bobby pin - a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"
hairpin - a double pronged pin used to hold women's hair in place
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Translations
sponka
hårnål
hiuspinni
kopča za kosu
ヘアピン
머리핀
hårklämma
กิ๊บติดผม
kẹp tóc

bobby pin

[ˈbɒbɪˌpɪn] N (US) → horquilla f, prendedor m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

bobby pin

مِشْبَك الشَعْر sponka hårnål Haarklammer κοκκαλάκι για τα μαλλιά horquilla hiuspinni pince à cheveux kopča za kosu molletta per i capelli ヘアピン 머리핀 haarspeld hårspenne spinka do włosów gancho de cabelo, grampo de cabelo заколка для волос hårklämma กิ๊บติดผม saç tokası kẹp tóc 发夹
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FACE SCREWED UP in concentration, my son, Anthony, turned the bobby pin. At the sound of click he smiled.
| Put chin down and secure the low ponytail with an elastic, then wrap a one-inch section of hair around the elastic and pin underneath with a bobby pin. | Finish the look by applying TRESemme Botanique Hydrating Mist to the ponytail to create a smooth, silky look and tame any flyways.
| Put chin down and secure the low ponytail with an elastic, then wrap one-inch section of hair around the elastic and pin underneath with a bobby pin. | Finish the look by applying TRESemme Botanique Hydrating Mist to the ponytail to create a smooth, silky look and tame any flyways.
Bands performing include Do Not Panic, Slippery People, Bobby Pin, Beatlesque, Herb Helpless and the Marijuana Brass, The Mix and Despoilers.
Stiller told us his favourite scene involves Murphy: "I love the scene where Eddie is giving us, showing us how to use a bobby pin to break into a door.
All us girls at the Lewers Street McDonald's get one small Tupperware container full with bobby pins. You cannot have enough bobby pins.
She also discusses when certain innovations began to be used, the bobby pin, for example.
In a shower, clip the pad to the drain plate with a bobby pin. In a bathtub, wedge two pads under the stopper from two sides.
The rescuer`s daughters and another stranger all worked to save the child and a bobby pin was used to tie off the chord according to CNN.
Have them thread the bobby pin or needlewith about 12 inches of floss or thread and tie their "head" to the end.