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  Definition of Screw
  1. someone who guards prisoners
  2. defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit
  3. tighten or fasten by means of screwing motions; "Screw the bottle cap on"
  4. cause to penetrate, as with a circular motion; "drive in screws or bolts"
  5. turn like a screw
Similar Words: prison guard, jailer, jailor, gaoler, turnkey, cheat, chouse, shaft, chicane, jockey, drive in

 

Hyponyms: screw up

 

Derivational Morphology: imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand, trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan, swindle, cheat, rig, deceiver, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: schroef   Finnish: ruuvi  
French: vis   German: Schraube  
Hungarian: csavar   Icelandic: skrúfa  
Ido: skrubo   Italian: vite  
Japanese: ねじ   Latvian: skrūve  
Polish: wkręt   Portuguese: parafuso  
Romanian: şurub   Russian: винт  
Slovene: vijak   Spanish: tornillo  
Swahili: parafujo   Swedish: skruv  
Telugu: స్క్రూ  
 
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