Definition of tweezers in English:
plural noun(also a pair of tweezers)
A small instrument like a pair of pincers for plucking out hairs and picking up small objects.
- 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.
mid 17th century: extended form of obsolete tweeze 'case of surgical instruments', shortening of etweese, plural of etui.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan