Definition of hairpin in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈhɛːpɪn


  • A U-shaped pin for fastening the hair.
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    • Spark some interest with an ornate hairpin, barrette or ponytail holder like these 24k gold-dipped pieces.
    • This is a holiday hairstyle where decorative hairpins are a must!
    • Women can't use hairpins to keep their hair together; it's too painful.

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