Definition of clothespin in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈklō(T͟H)zˌpin/
(British also clothes peg)


A wooden or plastic clip for securing clothes to a clothes line.
Example sentences
  • I went round to my local pound shop and bought a pack of 100 wooden clothes pegs.
  • These are made of blue or white plastic clothes pegs, cable ties, nails and wire.
  • A couple of clothes pegs are ideal to fasten your wet items to somewhere suitable.

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Syllabification: clothes·pin

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