Definition of sticking plaster in English:

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sticking plaster

Pronunciation: /ˈstikiNG ˌplastər/


chiefly British
An adhesive bandage, available in a roll or as individual patches.
Example sentences
  • A simple first aid kit with sticking plasters and greasy dressings will help deal with minor injuries, and petroleum jelly is useful for abrasions.
  • The thin walled tube had kinked under the sticking plaster.
  • It's not first aid in the sense of a sticking plaster and a bandage.

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Syllabification: stick·ing plas·ter

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