[ poo sh-pin ]
/ ˈpʊʃˌpɪn /
a short pin having a spool-shaped head of plastic, glass, or metal, used for affixing material to a bulletin board, wall, or the like.
an early children's game.
Archaic. child's play; triviality.
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Examples from the Web for pushpin
Do you mean to say that you really agree with Bentham that, quantity of pleasure being equal, pushpin is as good as poetry?The Meaning of Good--A Dialogue|G. Lowes Dickinson
I play at pushpin with Homer every morning before breakfast, fingering and polishing, as Paris did his armour.The Works of William Cowper|William Cowper
British Dictionary definitions for pushpin
/ (ˈpʊʃˌpɪn) /
US and Canadian a pin with a small ball-shaped head
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