tweeze

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tweeze

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

[Back-formation from tweezers.]

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]

tweeze

(twiz)

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

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
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"
References in classic literature ?
When you're eighty and the gout tweezes you, you'll be swearing like a trooper," Terence remarked.
The eggs are then rinsed thoroughly in 36-degree water as a worker carefully tweezes out any broken or sub-standard eggs.
EMJOI will show several personal care products at the New York Gourmet Housewares Show this week, including Tweeze-Automatic, which tweezes hair in any direction, and the Opti Dual Opposed Hair Remover, which uses 30 tweezer epilation heads.