Definition of "thumbtack" [thumbtack]

  • (noun) A tack with a smooth, rounded head that can be pressed into place with the thumb.
  • (verb-transitive) To affix with a thumbtack.

Use "thumbtack" in a sentence

  • "On a thumbtack was a church calendar with a huge picture of Jesus Christ, his hair brown ringlets against a cerulean-blue background, and his eyes heavenward."
  • "But there are also more appealing options, such as thumbtack monograms or a dried-bean mosaic of James Brown."
  • ""thumbtack" icon shows the last spot they registered online before disappearing a few days ago while traveling waters off the coast of East Africa."

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