[ skroo-top ]
/ ˈskruˌtɒp /
(of a container) having a top that screws on.
a top that can be screwed onto a container.
a container having such a top.
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- screw up,
- screw up one's courage,
- screw you,
- screwed up,
Origin of screw-top
First recorded in 1890–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
a lid with a threaded rim that is turned on the corresponding thread on the neck of a bottle or container to close it securely
a bottle or container having such a lid
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