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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.
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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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