Definition of tweezers noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtwiːzəz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtwiːzərz//
[plural] Beauty products
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a small tool with two long thin parts joined together at one end, used for picking up very small things or for pulling out hairs a pair of tweezers See related entries: Beauty products Word Originmid 17th cent.: extended form of obsolete tweeze ‘case of surgical instruments’, shortening of etweese, anglicized plural of etui.
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