Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A very narrow tuck.

Etymologies

pin +‎ tuck (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • My work uniform consisted of a white pintuck shirt, gray tweed slacks with a matching vest, and a newsboy cap.

    Crescendo

  • I was wearing my work uniform, minus the newsboy cap, vest, and pintuck shirt.

    Crescendo

  • Their 100-percent organic "flower drawing" skirt is comfy, cute, and embellished with a silkscreened graphic and pintuck needlework … and currently a steal at 50-percent off.

    The Santa Barbara Independent stories

  • Remember when I was head over heels in love with pintuck linens?

    Weddingbee

  • After receiving the fabric sample, she tried out the pintuck and sent it to me!

    Weddingbee

  • Her spring ready-to-wear collection uses more-accessible shapes: a pair of long, narrow walking shorts have pintuck details that create parallel lines down the legs; the fabric of an asymmetrical sleeveless white top ripples across the torso, gathering around the body like a cloud.

    Chicago Reader

  • Verde Flowers and her team did an amazing job with the flowers, which, set on top of the steel grey pintuck, looked both spring like and modern.

    Always A Blogsmaid

  • Someone put black polyester table cloths on the accent tables instead of the upgraded soft gold pintuck linens that we had ordered and paid for.

    Weddingbee

  • as promised better pictures of those lovely pintuck mugs - which were also on the ms mugs stand at the autumn fair.

    print & pattern

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.