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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of thumbtack.

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Examples

  • Sketches were thumbtacked to the walls; partially finished paintings stood on half a dozen easels.

    Rot & Ruin

  • Posters of Bruce Lee, Barb Wire, John Elway, the Watchmen, and Carmelo Anthony were thumbtacked to the shabby plaster wall.

    Masked

  • Above them, to my left, hung four pages that had been clipped out of newspapers and thumbtacked to the wall.

    The Hanging Tree

  • Dad kept the recipe thumbtacked inside the cabinet where the Calumet baking powder and the Morton salt were kept.

    Grandpa's special pancakes | Homesick Texan

  • Migration maps were thumbtacked to her apartment walls; encyclopedic census reports barricaded her bed.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • Katy awoke to orchids and plumeria, a handmade lei, and a thumbtacked Hawaiian panorama.

    Spider Bones

  • Photocopies of this portrait are plastered on every bus shelter and lamppost and thumbtacked on every post office and public school bulletin board.

    Here Comes Another Lesson

  • In one corner of my cubicle, I've thumbtacked a battered old AOL floppy disk.

    Lessons from AOL as it turns 25

  • Migration maps were thumbtacked to her apartment walls; encyclopedic census reports barricaded her bed.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • Migration maps were thumbtacked to her apartment walls; encyclopedic census reports barricaded her bed.

    Strangers at the Feast

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