pinking shears

plural noun

Definition of pinking shears

  1. :  shears with a saw-toothed inner edge on the blades for making a zigzag cut

1934

First Known Use of pinking shears

1934


PINKING SHEARS Defined for English Language Learners

pinking shears

plural noun

Definition of pinking shears for English Language Learners

  • : scissors with special blades that make an edge with many sharp points when they cut cloth


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