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[klip-on, -awn] /ˈklɪpˌɒn, -ˌɔn/

designed to be clipped on easily, especially by a self-attached clip:
a clip-on bow tie.
a clip-on device, ornament, or the like.

1909, from clip (v.2) + on.


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