lynchpin definition

  • noun:
    • Variant of linchpin.
    • a pin placed through holes at the end of an axle, to be able to secure a wheel
    • a central cohesive source of security and safety; people or thing that's critical to something or organization.
    • pin placed through an axletree to keep a wheel on
    • a central cohesive way to obtain assistance and security

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "lynchpin"
    • An unnamed Saudi adviser tells CNN…
    • View More
  • Phrases for "lynchpin"
77 votes

How would you define lynchpin?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!