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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An instrument with two blades that cuts paper, fabric or other materials.

Usage examples (30)
  • She was a great seamstress and a whiz with the scissors.
  • They have the same root as the word scissors, meaning they are designed, like scissors, to make a cut.
  • Why not throw out how running with scissors is evil.
  • I take the nail scissors from the bedside table and cut my hair. for more
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