(noun, verb)


1. a writing implement with a point from which ink flows

Definition categories: man–made

2. an enclosure for confining livestock

Definition categories: man–made, enclosure

3. a portable enclosure in which babies may be left to play

Similar word(s): playpen

Definition categories: man–made, enclosure

4. a correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes

Similar word(s): penitentiary

Definition categories: man–made

5. female swan

Definition categories: animal, swan

Sentences with pen as a noun:

- There are two steers in the third pen.

- They caught him with a stolen horse, and he wound up in the pen again.

- Two righties are up in the pen.

- He took notes with a pen.

- He has a sharp pen.


1. produce a literary work

Similar word(s): compose, indite, write

Definition categories: creation