Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

screwdriver

play
noun screw·driv·er \ˈskrü-ˌdrī-vər\

Simple Definition of screwdriver

  • : a tool that is used for turning screws

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of screwdriver

  1. 1 :  a tool for turning screws

  2. 2 :  vodka and orange juice served with ice

1779

First Known Use of screwdriver

1779



SCREWDRIVER Defined for Kids

screwdriver

play
noun screw·driv·er \ˈskrü-ˌdrī-vər\

Definition of screwdriver for Students

  1. :  a tool for turning screws




Learn More about screwdriver


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up screwdriver? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a simplified speech bridging languages

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

confounded-person

Which is a synonym of indolent?

frenetic melancholy philistine lazy
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ