Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


A decorative pin worn on a necktie.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(Clothing & Fashion) the US name for tiepin
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014



a straight pin with an ornamented head, used for holding an ascot or necktie in place.
[1900–05, Amer.]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stickpin - a decorative pin that is worn in a necktiestickpin - a decorative pin that is worn in a necktie
pin - a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.


[ˈstɪkpɪn] N (US) → alfiler m de corbata
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
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Immediately I could see the excitement on my students' faces as they realized they were going to be sketching these insects from "life." Each of the bugs was on a stickpin and could be handled carefully, so this had our students looking very intensely at the objects they were drawing.
Each map layer can be geo-coded with its own color-coded stickpin or icon.
And clearest of all I can see the stickpin he wore, with a great blue-white pearl in it.
The bouquet was complemented with champagne satin ribbon secured with an antique stickpin that belonged to the bride's grandmother, the late Mrs.
Other items include a stickpin presented by Queen Victoria to servants in memory of John Brown.
They also receive a signature Silver Rose stickpin.
He's got a five-dollar gold piece for a stickpin and he got a ten-
He was a short man, a Sabbath observer, with thick, curly hair, who wore a red tie and a diamond stickpin just below his tie knot.
It proved a success, although Sadie Lawson of Manhattan tripped in the 14th Street station and fractured her hip, and a gentleman reported the theft of his diamond stickpin.
Melvin McGlauphlin, John McGlauphlin Robert Rutland Lydia McGlauphlin Lauren Bone Frances McGlauphlin Carolyn Swift Brent McGlauphlin James Nardella Jeremy Reed James Miles Stickpin Padowski Lucas Papaelias Studio Arena Theater has developed a commendable tradition of producing new plays that "have a direct thematic connection with its home city of Buffalo.
What do I expect, a diamond stickpin? Figures I would find a piece of dirt.

Full browser ?