Definition of scissorbill

  1. 1 :  skimmer 3

  2. 2 chiefly West :  an inferior or stupid person: such as a :  a worker indifferent to the interests of the laboring class (as one unwilling to join a union) b :  a worker learning to be a railway brakeman

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Origin and Etymology of scissorbill

translation of French bec-en-ciseaux

First Known Use: 1833

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