Definition of screwdriver in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈskruːdrʌɪvə


  • 1A tool with a flattened or cross-shaped tip that fits into the head of a screw to turn it.
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    • Use an old screwdriver or similar tool to scrape out any failed caulk from joints and cracks.
    • Although Dave called the room into which we stepped a kitchen, it actually more closely resembled a workshop, containing more spanners and screwdrivers than knives and forks.
    • Make sure they are tight by holding onto the washer with the wrench and use the screwdriver to turn the bolt.
  • 2A cocktail made from vodka and orange juice.
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    • The line for the booze at the party was a little long, but it paid off if you nabbed one of the 75% vodka screwdrivers they were mixing.
    • If you're mixing screwdrivers yourself, go light on the vodka, as there are about five times as many calories in the vodka as in the orange juice.
    • He returned momentarily with a fresh screwdriver and whiskey, and placed them on the table.

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