Paperclip

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Definition

a paperclip: a small piece of metal used to hold several pieces of paper together
noun

Examples

  • "Polly : Oh, I was, uhhhhm, I dropped my paperclips, and I had to pick them up."
  • "If you pick up the paperclips off the floor, I'll help you sort these letters back into two piles."
  • "And paperclips all over the floor!"
  • "We chatted briefly about paperclips (and other stationery) before moving on to an in-depth discussion about world financial markets."

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