Definition of screwdriver
1 : a tool for turning screws
2 : vodka and orange juice served with ice
Recent Examples of screwdriver from the Web
The man in the headset waved his arms, and a screwdriver flew across the room and began screwing in a piece of hardware to the patient’s spine.
Ohuhu 58-in-1 Screwdriver Set for Electronics Repair w/ Snake Extension for $13.99 (list price $19.99).
The woman was parked in a space when Fitz-Gordon walked over and tapped on her window with an awl, a screwdriver-like tool with a sharp point used to make holes in wood, leather or other materials.
A.T.M. cards, checking accounts, credit cards, loans—were consumer products, no different from, say, screwdrivers sold by Home Depot.
The males, both wearing dark brown ski masks and rubber gloves, scratched the victim's arms with a screwdriver and stole $40 from her.
Ask yourself: Does this kind of dad deserve the gift of a tie to wear to the office or another all-in-one screwdriver?
Every year, clear the drainage hole by tipping back the planter and poking through it with a screwdriver.
SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio Assault, South Green Road: Officers responded to a home May 31 for a report of a girl, 11, being stabbed with a screwdriver by her 12-year-old uncle.
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First Known Use of screwdriver
SCREWDRIVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of screwdriver for English Language Learners
: a tool that is used for turning screws
SCREWDRIVER Defined for Kids
Definition of screwdriver for Students
: a tool for turning screws
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