Pronunciation: (pyOO'tur),[key] —n. 1. any of various alloys in which tin is the chief constituent, originally one of tin and lead.
2. a container or utensil made of such an alloy.
3. such utensils collectively: a revival of interest in pewter. 4. Brit. Slang. a. a cup awarded as a prize or trophy, as in a sporting event.
b. See prize money (def. 2).