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Or: pinup . ETYMOLOGY: First recorded in the April 30, 1943 edition of Yank featuring a photograph of movie star Doris Merrick.

1. A publicity still, poster or calendar of a sexually attractive girl or movie actress , naked or in swinwear, suitable for pinning on a wall.

2. Or: pinup-girl / pin-up girl , a woman shown in such a photograph or a woman pretty enough to appear in such posters and calendars.

QUOTE: Ronald Kornblow (Groucho Marx) in A Night in Casablanca (1946): ' I've met a lot of pin-up girls but I've never been able to pin one down .'

See Also: being pinned, belonephilia, double adapter, FUBAR, pin, pin-up, pinup, pinup boy, Snafu, tenpin, up and down

Quotes Containing pin-up:
William Shakespeare. All's Well That Ends Well (1604): 'It is like a barber's-chair , that fits all buttocks-the pin-buttock, the quatch-buttock, the brawn-buttock, or any buttock .'

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