Share this entry

Share this page

for two pins I'd (or he'd, she'd, etc.) ——

Definition of for two pins I'd or he'd, she'd, etc. —— in English:

British Used to convey strong temptation to do something, typically from annoyance or irritation: for two pins I’d have tipped that bowl and all its contents over her
See parent entry: pin

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

More on for two pins I'd or he'd, she'd, etc. ——

Nearby words

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing