[fas-uh-ner, fah-suh-]


any of various devices for fastening.
any of various devices, as a snap or hook and eye, for holding together two objects or parts sometimes required to be separate, as two edges or flaps of a piece of clothing.
a worker who fastens things together.

Origin of fastener

First recorded in 1620–30; fasten + -er1
Related formsun·fas·ten·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for fastener

screw, latch, snap, lock, buckle, catch, bolt, fastening, button, clasp, rivet

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