Definition of Bobby pin

1. Noun. A flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place. "In Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"

Exact synonyms: Grip, Hairgrip
Generic synonyms: Hairpin



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bobby Pin

bobbitting
bobbitts
bobble
bobble hat
bobbled
bobblehead
bobbleheads
bobbles
bobblier
bobbliest
bobbling
bobbly
bobby
bobby-dazzler
bobby-socker
bobby pin (current term)
bobby socks
bobbysock
bobbysocks
bobbysox
bobbysoxer
bobbysoxers
bobcat
bobcats
bobeche
bobeches
bobet
bobets
bobfergusonite
bobflies

Literary usage of Bobby pin

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1. Cats in a Chowder by Fred J. Schneider (2006)
"I asked abruptly and with great discomfort as she parted a bobby pin with her teeth. "It doesn't seem right." "Don't you remember? ..."

2. Elliot Stone and the Mystery of the Alien Mom by L. P. Chase (2007)
"I had a stash of possible tools that I could use hidden in my pajama pocket: a toothpick, a bobby pin, a pair of my mom's eyebrow tweezers (my mother would ..."

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