felt-tip pen

[ felt-tip ]
/ ˈfɛltˌtɪp /

noun

a pen that holds quick-drying ink conveyed to a writing surface by means of a felt nib.

Nearby words

  1. felspar,
  2. felspathic,
  3. felt,
  4. felt marker,
  5. felt side,
  6. felting,
  7. feltwork,
  8. felty's syndrome,
  9. felucca,
  10. felv

Origin of felt-tip pen

First recorded in 1955–60

Also called felt pen.

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British Dictionary definitions for felt-tip pen

felt-tip pen

noun

a pen having a writing point made from pressed fibresAlso called: fibre-tip pen
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