twist tie

noun

Definition of twist tie

: a tie used for closing or securing something (such as a plastic bag) by twisting the ends together

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1975

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twist tie

Definition of twist tie for English Language Learners

  • : a small piece of wire that you use to close something (such as a plastic bag) by twisting the ends together


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