sticking plaster Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sticking plaster” in the English Dictionary

"sticking plaster" in British English

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sticking plasternoun [C or U]

uk   us   UK (also plaster, US trademark Band-Aid)
a ​piece of ​material that you can put over a ​smallcut in the ​skin in ​order to ​protect it and ​keep it ​clean: Timmy had ​stickingplasters on both ​knees.

sticking-plasteradjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈstɪk.ɪŋˌplɑː.stər/  us   /-ˌplæs.tɚ/ UK disapproving
dealing with a ​problem in a ​temporary and ​unsatisfactory way: a sticking-plaster ​approach/​solution/​measure sticking-plaster ​politics
(Definition of sticking plaster from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sticking plaster”
in Chinese (Simplified) 护创胶布,创可贴…
in Chinese (Traditional) 護創(傷口)膠布,創可貼, 橡皮膏…
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