Definition of hedge trimmer in English:

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hedge trimmer

Pronunciation: /ˈhej ˌtrimər/


An electric tool resembling a chainsaw used for cutting back bushes, shrubs, and hedges.
Example sentences
  • The court heard Dickenson's arm had been injured when his neighbour tried to grab a hedge-trimmer from him as he was attempting to chop the shrubs even further.
  • I'm considering taking the cordless hedge-trimmers out and doing some weed trimming.
  • If you shout at them their big sweaty dad will return from the beach and batter you with your broken hedge-trimmer.

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Syllabification: hedge trim·mer

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