from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Designed to attach by means of a clip: clip-on earrings.
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- adj. That attaches to something by means of a clip
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. having a clip as the means of attachment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a device (as an earring, sunglasses, microphone etc.) that is attached by clips
- adj. attachable by a clip
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Adam has a window fan; Elayna has a clip-on bedside table fan and a stand fan.
For those who cannot tie their own bow ties, there are plenty of clip-on or ready-tied versions on the market, including those made from satin and velvet.
What I've been seeing is the more structured bow tie—the hand-stitched, clip-on, simple solution.
A far cry from those flimsy, grill-free clip-on fans you often see, the Propello creates some serious wind with an ultra-quiet ball-bearing motor.
What do you all think they are doing with all of those pairs of clip-on (some of them have springs and some have magnetic devices for attaching to the primary glasses) sunglasses?
Over the last five years I have lost so many pairs of clip-on sunglasses in my apartment that, if physics did apply, there would be a large enough pile of sunglasses to be noticed by the naked eye.
Guests received Ear Charms, ear-cuff jewelry that wraps on the ear without piercing or clipping, glasses with magnetized clip-on shades by Chemistrie, bath products for pets by I Heart Pet Head, mosquito repelling candles from Bite-Lite.
It has an attachment for your smart phone there's an app that will even plan a scenic walk for you and your pampered offspring; a clip-on snack holder for in-transit dining; a special website for sharing your pictures with other smug parents.
When the eventful day arrived, each girl was dressed in white, and all the boys, including me, wore white suits, white clip-on ties, and white gloves.
On the eve of his tenth birthday, Bobby stood in the doorway of his house wearing, for the first time in his young life, dress slacks, a white shirt, and a clip-on tie.