Definition of “cotton bud” - English Dictionary

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“cotton bud” in British English

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cotton budnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒt.ən ˌbʌd/ us /ˈkɑː.t̬ən ˌbʌd/ UK US trademark Q-tip

a short stick with a small amount of cotton on each end that is used for cleaning, especially the ears

(Definition of “cotton bud” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)