Meaning of “tweezers” in the English Dictionary


"tweezers" in English

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tweezersnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈtwiː.zəz/ us /ˈtwiː.zɚz/ US also tweezer

(Definition of “tweezers” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tweezersplural noun

us /ˈtwi·zərz/ also tweezer, /ˈtwi·zər/

a small device having two narrow, metal sides joined at one end and open at the other, used to hold or pull a small thing, such as a hair, by pressing the two sides until the open ends come together on the thing to be held:

He tried to get the splinter out with tweezers.

(Definition of “tweezers” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)