Definition of tweeze in English:

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tweeze

Pronunciation: /twēz/

verb

[with object]
Pluck, grasp, or pull with or as if with tweezers: the brows were tweezed to an almost invisible line
More example sentences
  • It finds its heroine beautiful even in her imperfections, doesn't change her dress or tweeze her brows or put her in blush along the way.
  • Groom your brows at night - the best time to tweeze strays, giving your skin a chance to heal from postplucking redness or irritation.
  • I'm tweezed, conditioned, hot oiled, hot waxed, manicured, pedicured, glossed, concealed, spritzed and sprayed.
Synonyms
pluck, tweezer, pinch, extract

Origin

1930s: back-formation from tweezer (see tweezers).

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Syllabification: tweeze

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