Meaning of pinup


Pronunciation: (pin'up"), [key]
— n.
  1. a large photograph, as of a sexually attractive person, suitable for pinning on a wall.
  2. a person in such a photograph.
  3. a device or fixture that is fastened to a wall, as a lamp.
  1. of, pertaining to, or appearing in a pinup: a pinup girl.
  2. designed or suitable for hanging or fastening on a wall: a pinup lamp.
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