screw-top

[ skroo-top ]
/ ˈskruˌtɒp /
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adjective

(of a container) having a top that screws on.

noun

a top that can be screwed onto a container.
a container having such a top.

Nearby words

  1. screw up,
  2. screw up one's courage,
  3. screw you,
  4. screw-off,
  5. screw-on,
  6. screwball,
  7. screwdriver,
  8. screwed,
  9. screwed up,
  10. screwhead

Origin of screw-top

First recorded in 1890–95

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