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hairpin

hair·pin

hairpin

 
pronunciation:
heIr pIn
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: a U-shaped pin with long sides, usu. of thin metal wire, used to hold, or hold something to, the hair.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: sharply curved.
The mountain road had many hairpin turns.
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