Definition of paper clip in English:

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paper clip


A piece of bent wire or plastic used for holding several sheets of paper together.
Example sentences
  • My producer reached into his desk drawer and pulled out a few pieces of paper held together with a paper clip.
  • On the coffee table at his side was a stack of papers held together with a large paper clip.
  • Do not staple or otherwise bind your manuscript; a paper clip will suffice.

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