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Origin of scarfpin

First recorded in 1855–60; scarf1 + pin

Words Nearby scarfpin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use scarfpin in a sentence

  • He was dressed in cheap, conspicuously patterned clothes, and his gay necktie bore a large scarfpin.

    The Shadow | Mary White Ovington
  • As for Jimmy Dunn, with his purple necktie and a large scarfpin that resembled a diamond, he was fairly resplendent.

    Peggy Raymond's Way | Harriet Lummis Smith
  • She donated this scarfpin, and this morning Jill Briggs came in and presented the trophy.

    The Gorgeous Girl | Nalbro Bartley
  • She drew forth the hatpin which is so much deadlier than the scarfpin of the species.

    The Shriek | Charles Somerville
  • I observe that his scarfpin is working its way out from his tie.

    Of All Things | Robert C. Benchley