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

Origin of breastpin

First recorded in 1825–35; breast + pin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for breastpin

jewelry, clip, cluster, breastpin

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British Dictionary definitions for breastpin



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