Definition of “sticking plaster” - English Dictionary

“sticking plaster” in British English

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sticking plasternoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈstɪk.ɪŋ ˌplɑː.stər/ us /ˈstɪk.ɪŋ ˌplæs.tɚ/ UK also plaster, US trademark Band-Aid

a piece of material that you can put over a small cut in the skin in order to protect it and keep it clean:

Timmy had sticking plasters on both knees.

sticking-plasteradjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈstɪk.ɪŋˌplɑː.stər/ us /ˈstɪk.ɪŋˌplæs.tɚ/ UK disapproving

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

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