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weed whacker

Syllabification: weed whack·er

Definition of weed whacker in English:

noun

chiefly US
An electrically powered grass trimmer with a nylon cutting cord that rotates rapidly on a spindle.
Example sentences
  • The best day was the morning when he led me and all the other nerds and misfits to his truck, and then handed each one of us either a weed whacker, hedge trimmer, or a small chainsaw.
  • So today - after eating a few of the oatmeal cookies I made in my oven - I went out with the new weed whacker that I'd gotten in exchange for two bottles of wine, and tried to get the meadow low enough so that I might be able to mow it.
  • I went inside to flip the switch, and returned to the weed whacker.

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