pinking shears

plural noun

Definition of pinking shears

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

Examples of pinking shears in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Glue guns and pinking shears are staples of the DIY Halloween costume maker, but advanced crafters should consider elevating their game. Jolie Kerr, CNN Underscored, "21 adult Halloween costumes that will get you in the spirit," 20 Oct. 2020 Glue guns and pinking shears are staples of the DIY Halloween costume maker, but advanced crafters should consider elevating their game. Jolie Kerr, CNN Underscored, "21 adult Halloween costumes that will get you in the spirit," 20 Oct. 2020 Glue guns and pinking shears are staples of the DIY Halloween costume maker, but advanced crafters should consider elevating their game. Jolie Kerr, CNN Underscored, "21 adult Halloween costumes that will get you in the spirit," 20 Oct. 2020 Glue guns and pinking shears are staples of the DIY Halloween costume maker, but advanced crafters should consider elevating their game. Jolie Kerr, CNN Underscored, "21 adult Halloween costumes that will get you in the spirit," 20 Oct. 2020 Glue guns and pinking shears are staples of the DIY Halloween costume maker, but advanced crafters should consider elevating their game. Jolie Kerr, CNN Underscored, "21 adult Halloween costumes that will get you in the spirit," 20 Oct. 2020 Use pinking shears and our free printable pattern to cut look-alike holly leaves. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, "How to Make a Felt Holly Wreath for Your Holiday Front Door," 29 Oct. 2020 Glue guns and pinking shears are staples of the DIY Halloween costume maker, but advanced crafters should consider elevating their game. Jolie Kerr, CNN Underscored, "21 adult Halloween costumes that will get you in the spirit," 20 Oct. 2020 Glue guns and pinking shears are staples of the DIY Halloween costume maker, but advanced crafters should consider elevating their game. Jolie Kerr, CNN Underscored, "21 adult Halloween costumes that will get you in the spirit," 20 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of pinking shears

1934, in the meaning defined above

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7 Jan 2021

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“Pinking shears.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinking%20shears. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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pinking shears

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pinking shears

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

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