Translation of "screw" - English-Arabic dictionary

screw

noun uk /skruː/ us /skru/

a small, pointed piece of metal that you turn round and round to fasten things together

بُرْغي
have a screw loose

If you say that someone has a screw loose, you mean that they behave in a strange way and seem slightly mentally ill.

غَريب الأطوار
verb uk /skruː/ us /skru/

to fasten something with a screw

يُثَبِّت بِالبُرْغي
You need to screw the cabinet to the wall.

to fasten something by turning it round until it is tight

يُثَبِّت

(Translation of “screw” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)