Clothespin (noun)

A small wooden or plastic device with two spring-loaded arms that is used to hold clothes or other items on a clothesline or drying rack.


From clothes + pin, meaning a pin used to hold clothes.


  1. She used clothespins to hang her laundry on the clothesline.
  2. He used the clothespin to clip the photo to the clothesline.
  3. The clothespin held the pants securely on the line.
  4. The clothespin was a handy tool for hanging up clothes.
  5. She used clothespins to keep the quilt from blowing away.
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