Definition of in pawn in English:

in pawn

(Of an object) held as security by a pawnbroker: our money was gone and everything was in pawn
More example sentences
  • A forty-dollar shovel will net you less than six bucks in pawn.
  • Unfortunately, his guitar is in pawn down at the local hock shop because he can't pay his bills on time.
  • She can't afford to pay off the money all at once and must leave her things in pawn.
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