banana clip


: a clip that is slightly curved and used to hold a person's hair in place
slang : a curved magazine or clip for a firearm
… reached into a camouflaged vest bulging with a bayonet and banana clips of ammunition for his AK-47 …Paul Watson

Examples of banana clip in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The PuffCuff is a modern twist on the trusty banana clip. Jacorey Moon, Good Housekeeping, 6 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of banana clip was in 1951

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“Banana clip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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