Definition of Screwer

1. n. One who, or that which, screws.



Definition of Screwer

1. Noun. Somebody or something that screws. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Screwer

1. one that screws [n -S] - See also: screws

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screwer

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screwball comedies
screwball comedy
screwballer
screwbean
screwbean mesquite
screwbeans
screwcapped
screwdriver
screwdrivers
screwed
screwed the pooch
screwed up
screwer (current term)
screwers
screwier
screwiest
screwiness
screwinesses
screwing
screwing off
screwing over
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screwings
screwlike
screws
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screwtape

Literary usage of Screwer

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1. The Philosophy of Manufactures: Or, An Exposition of the Scientific, Moral by Andrew Ure (1835)
"The locks of flax are screwed into the holders by a boy called the screwer, generally younger than his companion the machine-minder ; and his labour ..."

2. Stories of the stage, ed. by C. Scott. i. The stage door. ii. The green room edited by Clement William Scott (1880)
"Terms were good, and both screwer and M'Howler were with us, ... It appeared that when screwer, made up for the farce, went into the Green Room, and, ..."

3. Engines of War: Or, Historical and Experimental Observations on Ancient and by Henry Wilkinson (1841)
"The next workman is the screwer-together, who lets in all llie furniture and puts in all the screws: when Ibis ÍH done, the gun is detonated by another man ..."

4. The Useful Arts Employed in the Production of Clothing (1851)
"The screwer seems not to haye, with the common-heckling machine, an instant's cessation from labour; bunch after bunch is thrown down before him, ..."

5. The Laboring Classes of England, Especially Those Engaged in Agriculture and by William Dodd, Caroline Sheridan Norton (1847)
"The bunches, for the purpose of being thus suspended, are screwed between two bars of iron, which is the business of the screwer; who is generally a younger ..."

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