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tweeze

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transitive verb \ˈtwēz\

Definition of tweeze

tweezed

tweezing

  1. :  to pluck, remove, or handle with tweezers



Origin and Etymology of tweeze

back-formation from tweezers


First Known Use: 1932

Rhymes with tweeze

breeze, cheese, ease, feeze, freeze, frieze, jeez, lees, please, res, seize, sneeze, squeeze, tease, wheeze


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