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pin-up

n
1. informal
a. a picture of a sexually attractive person, esp when partially or totally undressed
b. (as modifier): a pin-up magazine.
2. slang a person who has appeared in such a picture
3. a photograph of a famous personality
4. (modifier) US designed to be hung from a wall: a pin-up lamp.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pin-up - a very pretty girl who works as a photographer's modelpin-up - a very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model
photographer's model - a model who poses for photographers
Translations

pin-up

[ˈpɪnʌp]
A. N foto o póster de un famoso, de una chica atractiva, etc.
B. CPD pin-up girl Nchica f de revista (modelo)

pin-up

[ˈpɪnˌʌp] npin-up (girl) f inv

pin

(pin) noun
1. a short, thin, pointed piece of metal used eg to hold pieces of fabric, paper etc together, especially when making clothes. The papers are fastened together by a pin.
2. a similar but more ornamental object. a hat-pin.
verbpast tense, past participle pinned
1. to fasten with a pin. She pinned the material together.
2. to hold by pressing against something. The fallen tree pinned him to the ground.
ˈpincushion noun
a small cushion or similar object into which pins are pushed for keeping.
ˈpinhole noun
a hole made by a pin. A pinhole camera does not need a lens.
ˈpinpoint verb
to place or show very exactly. He pinpointed the position on the map.
ˈpin-up noun
1. a picture of an attractive girl (or man), often pinned on a wall. He has dozens of pin-ups in his room; (also adjective) a pin-up girl.
2. the girl (or man). She's the favourite pin-up of the soldiers.
pin down
to make (someone) give a definite answer, statement, opinion or promise. I can't pin him down to a definite date for his arrival.
pins and needles
a tingling feeling in one's hands, arms, feet or legs. I've got pins and needles in my arm.
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