clippers
clippers clippers n. 1. a type of shears for cutting grass or shrubbery; as, hedge clippers.

Syn: clipper, hedge clippers. [WordNet 1.5]

2. a cutting device for cutting hair or finger nails; as, nail clippers.

Syn: clipper. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Clippers — (engl.), s.v.w. Klipperschiffe …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • clippers — 1876, agent noun from CLIP (Cf. clip) (v.1). Earlier they were clipping shears (mid 15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • clippers — noun /ˈklɪpɹ̩z/ A tool for clipping something. TAI: One time I was using some clippers to trim downstairs and I totally caught my labia …   Wiktionary

  • clippers — noun Clippers is used after these nouns: ↑fingernail, ↑nail, ↑toenail …   Collocations dictionary

  • clippers — UK [ˈklɪpə(r)z] / US [ˈklɪpərz] noun [plural] an object used for cutting things to make them tidy, consisting of two blades that you press or push together nail clippers …   English dictionary

  • clippers — [ˈklɪpəz] noun [plural] an object used for cutting things to make them tidy, consisting of two blades that you press or push together nail clippers[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • clippers — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. scissors, cutting instruments, barber s tools, pruning shears; see shears …   English dictionary for students

  • clippers — n. shears for cutting grass clip·per || klɪpÉ™ n. any of a number of cutting implements (nail cutter, electric hair shaver, etc.); fast sailing ship; fast horse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clippers — cripples …   Anagrams dictionary

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