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1. screwdriver

noun. ['ˈskruːˌdraɪvɝ'] a hand tool for driving screws; has a tip that fits into the head of a screw.

Synonyms

  • spiral ratchet screwdriver
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • flat tip screwdriver
  • ratchet screwdriver

Etymology

  • driver (English)
  • screw (English)
  • screw (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Screwdriver

  • cabdriver
  • vandiver

Example sentences of the word screwdriver


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pry one of the knockouts out of the top of the fixture with a flat screwdriver.

2. Adverb
Remove the screws holding the roller cover, using a flat-head or Phillips screwdriver, depending on the model.

Quotes containing the word screwdriver


1. Here,"Myrnin said, his voice still gentle and low. "Amelie said you had to work. No one said you had to work alone."He picked up the next part and slotted it in, took the screwdriver from Claire's numbed fingers, and fastened it with a couple of deft, fast movements. "I'll be your hands."She wanted to cry, because it was so sweet, but it wouldn't do any good.
- Rachel Caine, Ghost Town

2. screwdriver

noun. ['ˈskruːˌdraɪvɝ'] a cocktail made with vodka and orange juice.

Synonyms

  • vodka

Etymology

  • driver (English)
  • screw (English)
  • screw (Middle English (1100-1500))
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