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Definition of "penholder" []

  • A holder for a pen point. (noun)
  • A rack or cup for holding a pen or pens. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "penholder" in a sentence
  • "While Sipos was the first female player to use the penholder grip, she changed to the shakehand grip in 1932 and thereupon succeeded in defeating her former doubles partner Maria Mednyanszky."
  • "The classic American films were met with a penholder carved from the sister ship of the vessel whose wood was used to make the desk in the Oval Office."
  • "Hovstad [sitting at his desk, biting his penholder, says slowly]."