Definition of pins

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • pins is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • pins is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • pins is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of pins


  • a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. oarlock
    2. peg
    3. rowlock
    4. thole
    5. tholepin
  • small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc. (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. peg
  • to hold fast or prevent from moving (verb)

    Examples

    1. The child was pinned under the fallen tree

    Synonyms

    1. immobilise
    2. immobilize
    3. trap
  • when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. fall
  • cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. pin tumbler
  • axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. pivot
  • a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. personal identification number
    2. pin number
  • flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. flag
  • informal terms for the leg (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. peg
    2. stick
  • a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. bowling pin
  • a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment (noun)
  • a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things (noun)
  • attach or fasten with pins (verb)

    Examples

    1. pin the needle to the shirt
  • (chess) immobilize a piece (verb)
  • pierce with a pin (verb)

    Examples

    1. pin down the butterfly

See definition of pins in Merriam Webster

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