Definitions

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  • noun A photograph, printed in a magazine or other publication, of a sexually attractive person (often nude or provocatively dressed), and intended to be removed and pinned up on a wall.
  • noun The person so depicted.
  • noun figuratively figurehead, person who represents an idea, cause etc.

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  • noun a very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model

Etymologies

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From pin up, as such a photograph is often removed from the publication in which it is printed and pinned up on a wall.

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