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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An employee of a bowling alley who clears away deadwood, sets up the rounded wooden clubs, and returns balls to players.

Usage examples (7)
  • What a fun post-- one of the umpteen jobs my dad had in his life was as a pinsetter in the long defunct Bellow Falls bowling alley.
  • The Indiana school offers the country's only program in Bowling Industry Management and Technology, where students learn topics like pinsetter mechanics and lane care.
  • He works fulltime at Rutland Bowlerama, his main duty being a pinsetter, but the dream of making a living on the tour is always there.
  • The nation's oldest bowling alley, the Holler House in Milwaukee, somehow missed the memo - and the one in 1936 announcing the invention of the automatic pinsetter. for more
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