(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.
Definition of in pawn in:
- The US English dictionary