scissors

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsɪzərz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsɪzɚz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sizərz)


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scissors
Scissors are a small tool consisting of two sharp blades joined together, used for cutting things such as paper, cloth, or hair.
Scissors is a plural noun. Don't talk about ‘a scissors’. Instead say some scissors or a pair of scissors.
I need some scissors to get this label off.
She took a pair of scissors and cut his hair.
'scissors' also found in these entries:
cut - pair
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