Paperweight



[pey-per-weyt] /ˈpeɪ pərˌweɪt/

noun
1.
a small, heavy object of glass, metal, etc., placed on to keep them from scattering.
/ˈpeɪpəˌweɪt/
noun
1.
a small heavy object placed on loose papers to prevent them from scattering

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Paper-weight

    [pey-per-weyt] /ˈpeɪ pərˌweɪt/ noun 1. a small, heavy object of glass, metal, etc., placed on to keep them from scattering. /ˈpeɪpəˌweɪt/ noun 1. a small heavy object placed on loose papers to prevent them from scattering n. “heavy object used to hold down papers,” 1858, from paper (n.) + weight (n.).

  • Paper-white narcissus

    [pey-per-hwahyt, -wahyt] /ˈpeɪ pərˌʰwaɪt, -ˌwaɪt/ noun 1. a white-flowered variety of Narcissus tazetta, often forced for indoor bloom.



  • Paperwork

    [pey-per-wurk] /ˈpeɪ pərˌwɜrk/ noun 1. written or clerical , as records or reports, forming a necessary but often a routine and secondary part of some or job. /ˈpeɪpəˌwɜːk/ noun 1. clerical work, such as the completion of forms or the writing of reports or letters n. 1580s, “things made of paper,” from paper (n.) + […]

  • Papery

    [pey-puh-ree] /ˈpeɪ pə ri/ adjective 1. like ; thin or flimsy: the papery petals of the narcissus. /ˈpeɪpərɪ/ adjective 1. like paper, esp in thinness, flimsiness, or dryness



Disclaimer: Paperweight definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.