Definition of crocodile clip noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


crocodile clip

BrE BrE//ˈkrɒkədaɪl klɪp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrɑːkədaɪl klɪp//
(especially British English) (also alligator clip especially North American English)
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an object with sharp teeth used for holding things together, that is held closed by a spring and that you squeeze to open Use the crocodile clips to attach the cables to the battery.