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bobby pinnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɒb.i ˌpɪn/  us   /ˈbɑː.bi ˌpɪn/ US (UK hairgrip)
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bobby pinnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɑb·iˌpɪn/
a U-shaped pin ​tightlybent so that the two ​sidestouch, used esp. to ​keephair in a ​desired way
(Definition of bobby pin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bobby pin”
in Chinese (Simplified) 发夹…
in Turkish pigin, saça takılan ince uzun metal toka…
in Russian заколка для волос…
in Chinese (Traditional) 髮夾…
in Polish spinka do włosów…
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