tintack

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tin +‎ tack

Noun[edit]

tintack (plural tintacks)

  1. A short nail or tack coated with tin.
  2. (Britain) A drawing pin; thumbtack.

Verb[edit]

tintack (third-person singular simple present tintacks, present participle tintacking, simple past and past participle tintacked)

  1. (Cockney rhyming slang) To sack; to fire from a job.