noun (used with a singular or plural verb)
Origin of tweezers
Examples from the Web for tweezers
Contemporary Examples of tweezers
Much of the content was chit-chatty girl talk about longing for manicures, pedicures, a pair of tweezers and “underwear that fit.”Is This a Photo of Casey Anthony?
January 18, 2012
Historical Examples of tweezers
Arrange the fur over all stitches by picking it free with tweezers.
Jewelers' tweezers are the finest thing to be had for this work.
Now, Dean, I must come to you for another of your surgical instruments—the tweezers.Dead Man's Land
George Manville Fenn
Bobby procured his tweezers and began to set up his own name.The Adventures of Bobby Orde
Stewart Edward White
The poor fellow has a thorn in his pad; I am going upstairs for my tweezers.The Second Mrs. Tanqueray
Sir Arthur Wing Pinero
Word Origin for tweezers
1650s, extended from tweezes, plural of tweeze "case for tweezers" (1620s), a shortening of etweese, considered as plural of etwee (1610s) "a small case," from French étui "small case" (see etui). Sense transferred from the case to the implement inside it.