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Or: pin-up . 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: beefcakes, cheesecake, chick-pic, girlie, pin-up, pinup, pinup girl, wallet girl

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