Definition of matchstick
1 : a slender piece especially of wood from which a match is made
2 : something resembling a matchstick especially in slenderness <cut a carrot into matchsticks>
Examples of matchstick in a sentence
Cut the peppers into pieces the size of matchsticks.
First Known Use of matchstick
MATCHSTICK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of matchstick for English Language Learners
: the wood or paper part of a match
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