clip-on

[klip-on, -awn]
noun
  1. a clip-on device, ornament, or the like.

Origin of clip-on

First recorded in 1905–10; adj., noun use of verb phrase clip on
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Word Origin and History for clip-on
adj.

1909, from clip (v.2) + on.

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