snap fastener

[ snap fas-uh-ner, fah-suh-ner ]
/ ˈsnæp ˌfæs ə nər, ˌfɑ sə nər /

noun

a two-pieced fastening device with a projection that fits into a hole, used especially to hold clothing, pillows, etc., together.

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Also especially British, press stud.

Origin of snap fastener

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for snap fastener

snap fastener

noun

another name for press stud
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