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bobby pin

noun [C] uk   US ( UK hairgrip) us  
a U-shaped metal pin that is tightly bent and slides into the hair in order to keep it back off the face or to keep part of the hair in position
Translations of “bobby pin”
in Chinese (Traditional) 髮夾…
in Russian заколка для волос…
in Turkish pigin, saça takılan ince uzun metal toka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发夹…
in Polish spinka do włosów…
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