Definition of screwdriver
1 : a tool for turning screws
2 : vodka and orange juice served with ice
Recent Examples of screwdriver from the Web
A man implicated in the 2013 murder after his DNA was found on a screwdriver left in the getaway vehicle is in federal custody on another case.
Muzquiz then began stabbing Armstrong in the back with a screwdriver.
With a few turns of the screwdriver, quiet will be restored.
The 270-pound former bus driver used to keep a screwdriver on hand but decided that would be useless against a gun.
The data is rich and detailed, but there's not exactly an obvious way to teach people how to screw an air screwdriver or press an air button.
Leatherman Squirt E4 WIRED: IT geek’s dream: five gauges of wire-stripping goodness and three case-cracking screwdrivers.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'screwdriver'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
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
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up screwdriver? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).