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thumbtack

thumb·tack

thumbtack

 
pronunciation:
thuhm taek
part of speech: noun
definition: a tack with a flat, round head that can be pressed into a wooden or cork board with a thumb.
We used thumbtacks to put up our posters on the bulletin board.