breastpin

[brest-pin]

noun

a pin worn on the breast or at the throat; brooch.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. breast-feed,
  2. breastbone,
  3. breasted,
  4. breasted, james henry,
  5. breasting,
  6. breastplate,
  7. breastplow,
  8. breaststroke,
  9. breastsummer,
  10. breastwork

Origin of breastpin

First recorded in 1825–35; breast + pin

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British Dictionary definitions for breastpin

breastpin

noun

a brooch worn on the breast, esp to close a garment
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