masculine noun
1. (sewing) 
a. pin 
Me pinché con un alfiler while sewing.I pricked myself on a pin cuando estaba cosiendo.
2. (jewelery) 
a. pin 
Su pañuelo estaba sujeto con un alfiler de diamantes.His cravat was held in place with a diamond pin.
b. brooch 
Entre los objetos enterrados con el cadáver, encontraron varios alfileres de oro.Several gold brooches were found among the objects buried with the body.
1. (para coser) 
a. pin 
alfiler de ganchosafety pin
no cabe ni un alfilerit's jam-packed
2. (fig) 
prendido con alfileressketchy
3. (joya) 
a. brooch, pin 
alfiler de corbatatie-pin
1 (Cos) pin; (broche) brooch; clip
aquí ya no cabe ni un alfiler you can't squeeze anything else in
prendido con alfileres shaky; hardly hanging together
puesto con 25 alfileres dressed up to the nines
alfiler de corbata tiepin
alfiler de gancho (Arg) safety pin
alfiler de seguridad (Latinoamérica) safety pin
alfiler de sombrero hatpin
2 (propina)
alfileres pin money; dress allowance; pedir para alfileres to ask for a tip
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