Pinterest Glossary

When we talk about Pinterest, we often use Pinterest jargon that beginners may not be familiar with.

Here’s a guide to the most common Pinterest terminology and what it means.


1. An image that someone has posted to their Pinterest account, e.g. “She was a prolific Pinterest user with over 2000 pins.”

2. The act of posting an image to a Pinterest account, e.g. “I try to pin every weekday.”


A Pinterest user.


The act of pinning an image that you see in someone else’s Pinterest feed.