bobby pin

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bobby pin(
ba
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bi
 
pihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la horquilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Most people wear their bobby pins upside down, and as a result they tend to slide out.La mayoría de la gente usa las horquillas al revés y, como resultado, tienden a salirse.
b. el pasador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I bought my daughter bobby pins and barrettes so that she could style her hair.Le compré pasadores y hebillas a mi hija para que se arregle el cabello.
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bobby pin [ˈbɒbɪˌpɪn]
noun
(US) horquilla (f); prendedor (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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