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Definition of "pinner" [pin•ner]

  • Agent noun of pin; one who pins. (noun)
  • One who pins or impounds cattle. (noun)
  • A headdress like a cap, with long lappets. (noun)

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Use "pinner" in a sentence
  • "One of these was a sturdy middle-aged man -- whose long white "pinner" was somewhat finer and cleaner than the wraps of the others, and whose jacket underneath had a presentable marketing aspect -- the master-dairyman, of whom she was in quest, his double character as"
  • "The opponent is polarized by the pinner, the member designated to pin down the official to yes-or-no answers."
  • "She had on a black velvet gown, and a white pinner and apron, and a very high bridge to her nose (which is a sure mark of high breeding), and a large pair of white spectacles on it, which made her look rather odd: but it was the ancient fashion of her house."