Meaning of screw
- a short, slender, sharp-pointed metal pin with a raised helical thread running round it and a slotted head, used to join things together by being rotated so that it pierces wood or other material and is held tightly in place.
- an act of turning a screw or other object having a thread.
- a prisoner's derogatory term for a warder.
she was frightened by the look of the screws
- an act or instance of having sex.
- an amount of salary or wages.
he's offered me the job with a jolly good screw
- a mean or miserly person.
- a worn-out horse.
- fasten or tighten with a screw or screws.
screw the hinge to your new door
- cheat or swindle (someone), especially by charging them too much for something.
the loss of advertising contracts will amount to more than the few quid that they're trying to screw us for
- have sex with.
- impart spin or curl to (a ball or shot).
Collins had a late chance to equalize but screwed his shot wide
late Middle English (as a noun): from Old French escroue ‘female screw, nut’, from Latin scrofa, literally ‘sow’, later ‘screw’. The early sense of the verb was ‘contort (the features), twist around’ (late 16th century).
Information about screw
- The plural form of screw is: screws.
- Languages in which screw is used:
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Hyphenation of screw
- It consists of 1 syllables and 5 chars.
- screw is a word monosyllabic because it has one syllable
Meaning prison guard:
jailer, jailor, gaoler, turnkey
fuck, fucking, screwing, ass, nooky, nookie, shag, shtup
Meaning roll in the hay:
love, know, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, bed, bang, bonk
cheat, chouse, shaft, chicane, jockey
Meaning a long pin with a head that screws into a nut, used to fasten things together:
Meaning a device that closes or secures something:
Meaning a small metal spike with a broadened flat head, driven into wood to join things together or to serve as a hook:
Meaning a thin piece of metal with a sharp point at one end and a round head at the other, used for fastening pieces of cloth, paper, etc:
Meaning a small, sharp broad-headed nail:
Meaning a thin, pointed piece of metal, wood, or another rigid material:
Meaning a short metal pin or bolt for holding together two plates of metal, its headless end being beaten out or pressed down when in place:
Meaning a nail of rectangular cross section with a flat tip and a small, typically asymmetrical head:
Meaning an act of moving something in a circular direction round an axis or point:
Meaning an act of twisting something around a stationary point:
Meaning a sudden violent twist or pull:
Meaning a rigid bar resting on a pivot, used to move a heavy or firmly fixed load with one end when pressure is applied to the other:
Meaning an act of heaving:
Meaning close or do up securely:
Meaning fix or attach (something) firmly so that it cannot be moved or lost:
Meaning fasten (something) securely in a particular place or position:
Meaning join or fasten (something) to something else:
Meaning fasten (something) in place with a clamp:
Meaning strengthen or fasten (something) with battens:
Meaning use deception to deprive (someone) of money or possessions:
Meaning illegally obtain money from (someone) by deception:
Meaning obtain a great deal of money from (someone), typically by overcharging or swindling them:
Meaning charge (someone) too high a price for goods or a service:
Meaning obtain or withhold money from (someone) unfairly or by deceit; cheat or defraud:
Meaning cheat or swindle (someone) so as to deprive them of something:
Meaning perform (an action, the precise nature of which is often unspecified):
Meaning swindle or exorbitantly overcharge (someone):
Meaning make or allow (something) to become thoroughly wet by immersing it in liquid:
Meaning overcharge (someone) for something:
Meaning fasten or be fastened with a clip or clips:
Meaning cheat or swindle (someone):
Meaning remove the skin from (an animal or a fruit or vegetable):
Meaning cheat (someone) out of something, especially money:
Meaning make (a groove, hole, or indentation) with or as with a sharp tool or blade:
Meaning make a higher offer for a house than (someone whose offer has already been accepted by the seller) and thus succeed in acquiring the property:
Meaning move with urgent haste:
Meaning trick or deceive:
Meaning extract money from (someone) by fine or taxation:
Translation of screw
- Portuguese: parafuso, aparafusar
- German: Schraube, verschrauben
- French: vis, visser
- Italian: vite, avvitare
- Spanish: tornillo, atornillar
Anagrams of screw
Words that rhyme with screw
crew, accrew, decrew, recrew, concrew, aircrew, SmartScrew, airscrew, bedscrew, corkscrew, drivescrew, earscrew, jackscrew, leadscrew, setscrew, thumbscrew, turnscrew, unscrew, upscrew, woodscrew
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