tweaker

/ (ˈtwiːkə) /

noun

slang an engineer's small screwdriver, used for fine adjustments

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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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Example sentences from the Web for tweaker

  • I did wonder,' he said, 'whether you were such an innocent as really to believe it was a tweaker.'

  • McTurk read the papers of those years and could be trusted for general information, which he used as he used his "tweaker."

    Stalky & Co.|Rudyard Kipling