Complete Definition of "shears"

English

Pronunciation
italbrac|RP IPA|/ËÊɪÉz/
italbrac|US IPA|/惻rz/
rhymes|ɪÉ(r)z

Homophones
sheers

Noun
shears

  1. plural of|shear
  2. plurale tantum A tool consisting of two blades with bevel edges, connected by a pivot, used for cutting cloth, or for removing the fleece from sheep etc

Usage notes
The tool was once used in the singular

Translations
trans-top|tool consisting of two blades with bevel edges
Italian: cesoie f
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Verb
shears

  1. third-person singular of|shear

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