Meaning of paper clip

pa'per clip"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a flat wire or plastic clip shaped so that it can hold sheets of paper between two of its loops.
  2. a spring clamp for holding papers.


Pronunciation: (pā'pur-klip'), [key]
— -clipped, -clip•ping.
  1. to fasten together with one or more paper clips: Paper-clip these letters and file them.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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