tweezer

noun

twee·​zer ˈtwē-zər How to pronounce tweezer (audio)

Examples of tweezer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The hemp fibers were slightly hard to get a good hold on between tweezers, but the lash band was a bit easier to manipulate. Alyssa Brascia, Peoplemag, 17 May 2024 Pull the tick out with the tweezers, applying even pressure. Jenna Prestininzi, Detroit Free Press, 14 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for tweezer 

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Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tweezer was in 1904

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“Tweezer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tweezer. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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