pin up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theypin up
he/she/itpins up
present participlepinning up
past tensepinned up
past participlepinned up
  1. 1
    to fix a picture to a wall

    She had his photograph pinned up above her bed.

  2. 2
    to make the lower edge of a piece of clothing shorter by using pins

    She cut an inch from the bottom of the skirt and pinned the hem up.

See also main entry: pin