Definition of Scissor

1. Verb. Cut with or as if with scissors.

Generic synonyms: Cut

Definition of Scissor

1. v. t. To cut with scissors or shears; to prepare with the aid of scissors.

Definition of Scissor

1. Noun. (rare) One blade on a pair of scissors. ¹

2. Noun. (context: noun adjunct) Used in certain noun phrases to denote a thing resembling the action of scissors, as ''scissor kick'', ''scissor hold'' (wrestling), ''scissor jack''. ¹

3. Verb. To cut using, or as if using scissors. ¹

4. Verb. To excise or expunge something from a text. ¹

5. Verb. To move something like a pair of scissors, especially the legs. ¹

6. Verb. To engage in scissoring (tribadism), a sexual act in which two women intertwine their legs and rub their vulvas against each other. ¹

7. Verb. (skating) To skate with one foot significantly in front of the other. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scissor

1. to cut with a two-bladed cutting implement [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Scissor

sciscitations
scise
scised
scises
scising
scism
scissels
scissible
scissil
scissile
scissils
scission
scissions
scissiparity
scissor-tailed
scissor gait
scissor grip
scissor kick
scissor kicks
scissorbill
scissorbills
scissored
scissoring
scissorlike
scissors
scissors-shadow
scissors-tailed
scissors crossover

Literary usage of Scissor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1890)
"We got under way and passed Punta Gorda, HEAD OK scissor- ... OR scissor-BEAE. where there is a colony of tame Indians from the province of Missiones. ..."

2. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1890)
"... of the Fossil and recent Quadrupeds of North and South America—Effects of a great Drought—Parana—Habits of the Jaguar—scissor-beak—Kingfisher, Parrot, ..."

3. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... of the Fossil and recent Quadrupeds of North and South America— Effects of a great Drought—Parana—Habits of the Jaguar— scissor-beak—Kingfisher, Parrot, ..."

4. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1846)
"... of a great Drought—Parana—Habits of the Jaguar—scissor-beak—Kingfisher, Parrot, and scissor- tail—Revolution—Buenos Ayres—State of Government. ..."

5. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1846)
"... of a great Drought—Parana—Habits of the Jaguar—scissor-beak—Kingfisher, Parrot, and scissor- tail—Revolution—Buenos Ayres—State of Government. ..."

6. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1876)
"... of a great Drought— Parana—Habits of the Jaguar—scissor-beak—Kingfisher, Parrot, and scissor-tail—Revolution—Buenos Ayres—State of Government. ..."

7. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1876)
"... of a great Drought—• Parana—Habits of the Jaguar—scissor-beak—Kingfisher, Parrot, and scissor-tail—Revolution—Buenos Ayres—State of Government. ..."

8. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... Effects of a great Drought—Parana—Habits of the Jaguar— scissor-beak—Kingfisher, Parrot, and scissor-tail—Revolution—• Buenos Ayres—State of Government. ..."

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