tissue paper

noun
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of tissue paper

:a thin gauzy paper used especially for protecting something (as by covering or wrapping)

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First Known Use of tissue paper

1777


TISSUE PAPER Defined for English Language Learners

tissue paper

noun

Definition of tissue paper for English Language Learners

  • : thin paper used especially for covering or wrapping something


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