Definition of tweezers in English:


Syllabification: tweez·ers
Pronunciation: /ˈtwēzərz


(also a pair of tweezers)
A small instrument like a pair of pincers for plucking out hairs and picking up small objects.
More example sentences
  • Numerous methods are used for epilation, from tweezers to devices that pluck several hairs at once.
  • If you have strays within your bikini line, you can pluck them with tweezers or trim them very carefully with scissors.
  • She's bringing my tweezers so I can pluck my eyebrows on the way there.
pliers, needle-nose pliers


mid 17th century: extended form of obsolete tweeze 'case of surgical instruments', shortening of etweese, plural of etui.

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