Definition of drawing pin in English:

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drawing pin

Pronunciation: /ˈdroiNG ˌpin/

noun

British term for thumbtack.
Example sentences
  • I paid one old penny for a piece of paper, four drawing pins and the use of an easel - much to my father's bewilderment.
  • We created dozens of elaborate elastic-powered missiles containing tightly rolled paper, drawing pins and paper clips.
  • So there I was, not doing much in the office, except finding new ways to maim my colleagues using only an elastic band, a drawing pin and several paper clips, when the phone rang.

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Syllabification: draw·ing pin

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