paperweight

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noun pa·per·weight \ˈpā-pər-ˌwāt\

Definition of paperweight

  1. :  a usually small heavy object used to hold down loose papers (as on a desk)

1822

First Known Use of paperweight

1822


PAPERWEIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

paperweight

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noun pa·per·weight \ˈpā-pər-ˌwāt\

Definition of paperweight for English Language Learners

  • : a small, heavy object that is used to hold down loose papers on a surface



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