Meaning of “wing nut” in the English Dictionary

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"wing nut" in British English

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wing nutnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwɪŋ ˌnʌt/ us /ˈwɪŋ ˌnʌt/

a small, metal fastening device that has two flat pieces on it that you can hold with your fingers while tightening it

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

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