Pincushion Definition

pĭnko͝oshən
pincushions
noun
A small cushion, variously shaped, in which pins and needles are stuck to keep them handy.
Webster's New World
An object of frequent criticism or hurtful treatment.
American Heritage
(colloquial) Someone who receives regular hypodermic needle injections.
Insulin-dependant diabetics are human pincushions.
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Various plants resembling a pincushion:

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verb
To multiply stick or jab, as with pins into a pincushion.
The target was pincushioned with arrows.
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Other Word Forms of Pincushion

Noun

Singular:
pincushion
Plural:
pincushions

Origin of Pincushion

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