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Thumbtack vs. Tintack

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Thumbtacknoun

A small nail-like tack with a slightly rounded head that can be pressed into place with light pressure from the thumb; used for hanging light articles on a wall or noticeboard.

Tintacknoun

A short nail or tack coated with tin.

Thumbtackverb

(transitive) To fix or attach something with a thumbtack.

Tintacknoun

(British) A drawing pin; thumbtack.

Thumbtacknoun

a tack for attaching papers to a bulletin board or drawing board

Tintackverb

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

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Thumbtackverb

fasten with thumbtacks;

‘The teacher thumbtacked the notice on the bulletin board’;

Tintacknoun

tack or small nail of tinned iron

Thumbtacknoun

a short flat-headed pin, used for fastening paper to a wall or other surface; a drawing pin.

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