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clip-on

(klĭp′ŏn′, -ôn′)
adj.
Designed to attach by means of a clip: clip-on earrings.

clip′-on′ n.

clip′-on`



adj.
1. designed to be clipped on: a clip-on bow tie.
n.
2. a clip-on device, ornament, or the like.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clip-on - a device (as an earring, sunglasses, microphone etc.) that is attached by clips
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
Adj.1.clip-on - attachable by a clip; "clip-on earrings"; "a clip-on bow tie"
attachable - capable of being fastened or added to something else; "a handle attachable by two bolts"
Translations

clip-on

[ˈklɪpɒn] ADJ [badge] → para prender, con prendedor; [earrings] → de pinza
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15 ( ANI ): A schoolboy from Essex, was put into isolation for a day for refusing to wear a clip-on tie, as he wanted to wear a smarter traditional one - which breaches "health and safety rules.
A clip-on tie will look much smarter and, if we can encourage the little lambs to tuck their shirts in, then they will have a pride in their appearance and the proper uniform that G.
PUPILS have launched an online protest after being ordered to wear clip-on ties.
Staff at both schools are giving free clip-on ties to pupils who hand in their conventional ties.