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tweeze

 (twēz)
tr.v. tweezed, tweez·ing, tweez·es
To handle or extract with tweezers.

[Back-formation from tweezers.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

tweeze

(twiːz)
vb
chiefly US to take hold of or pluck (hair, small objects, etc) with or as if with tweezers
[C17: back formation from tweezers]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

tweeze

(twiz)

v.t., v.i. tweezed, tweez•ing.
to pluck, as with tweezers.
[1940–45; back formation from tweezers]
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tweeze


Past participle: tweezed
Gerund: tweezing

Imperative
tweeze
tweeze
Present
I tweeze
you tweeze
he/she/it tweezes
we tweeze
you tweeze
they tweeze
Preterite
I tweezed
you tweezed
he/she/it tweezed
we tweezed
you tweezed
they tweezed
Present Continuous
I am tweezing
you are tweezing
he/she/it is tweezing
we are tweezing
you are tweezing
they are tweezing
Present Perfect
I have tweezed
you have tweezed
he/she/it has tweezed
we have tweezed
you have tweezed
they have tweezed
Past Continuous
I was tweezing
you were tweezing
he/she/it was tweezing
we were tweezing
you were tweezing
they were tweezing
Past Perfect
I had tweezed
you had tweezed
he/she/it had tweezed
we had tweezed
you had tweezed
they had tweezed
Future
I will tweeze
you will tweeze
he/she/it will tweeze
we will tweeze
you will tweeze
they will tweeze
Future Perfect
I will have tweezed
you will have tweezed
he/she/it will have tweezed
we will have tweezed
you will have tweezed
they will have tweezed
Future Continuous
I will be tweezing
you will be tweezing
he/she/it will be tweezing
we will be tweezing
you will be tweezing
they will be tweezing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tweezing
you have been tweezing
he/she/it has been tweezing
we have been tweezing
you have been tweezing
they have been tweezing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tweezing
you will have been tweezing
he/she/it will have been tweezing
we will have been tweezing
you will have been tweezing
they will have been tweezing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tweezing
you had been tweezing
he/she/it had been tweezing
we had been tweezing
you had been tweezing
they had been tweezing
Conditional
I would tweeze
you would tweeze
he/she/it would tweeze
we would tweeze
you would tweeze
they would tweeze
Past Conditional
I would have tweezed
you would have tweezed
he/she/it would have tweezed
we would have tweezed
you would have tweezed
they would have tweezed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.tweeze - pluck with tweezerstweeze - pluck with tweezers; "tweeze facial hair"
pluck, pull off, tweak, pick off - pull or pull out sharply; "pluck the flowers off the bush"
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