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  • Attached by a clip so as to be easy to fasten or remove: a clip-on bow tie
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    • Though experts say the clip-on hair extensions are easy to work with, you can have a hairdresser apply them if you prefer.
    • I have to remove one glitzy clip-on earring every time I answer the phone.
    • Hats are in, shoes are brown and highly polished, and elasticated clip-on braces seem to be making a comeback.


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  • (clip-ons) Things, especially sunglasses or earrings, that are attached by clips: these clip-ons are so lightweight you’ll forget you’re wearing them
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    • At least the clip-ons would be attached in two places and would have less leverage and force against them.
    • He said you should not use clip-ons with any lightweight bars.
    • It also offers a very broad range of accessories including batteries, headsets, add-ons and clip-ons.

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