Word "SCREW" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
someone who guards prisoners
Synonyms:
gaoler, jailer, jailor, prison guard, turnkey

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a propeller with several angled blades that rotates to push against water or air
Synonyms:
screw propeller

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
cause to penetrate, as with a circular motion
Synonyms:
drive in
Examples:
drive in screws or bolts

Crossword Clues for SCREW

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Threaded fastener Thomas Joseph 23 Nov 2022
Propeller shape Thomas Joseph 28 Oct 2022
Crews (anag.) The Telegraph Quick 01 Oct 2022
Ship's propeller The Times Concise 02 Sep 2022
Threaded fastener LA Times Daily 29 Aug 2022
Second team's swindle The Telegraph Cryptic 22 Aug 2022
It's similar to a bolt USA Today 18 Jul 2022
Con fixer The Guardian Cryptic 07 Jul 2022
Carpentry fastener LA Times Daily 22 May 2022
Threaded fastener Thomas Joseph 17 May 2022
Fastener twisted into wood Newsday 11 Apr 2022
Phillips __ The Washington Post 03 Mar 2022
Phillips __ LA Times Daily 03 Mar 2022
It needs a driver LA Times Daily 13 Feb 2022
It needs a driver The Washington Post 13 Feb 2022
Fastener twisted into wood Newsday 17 Jan 2022
Threaded fastener Universal 06 Jan 2022
Alternative to a nail USA Today 09 Dec 2021
Carpenter's fastener LA Times Daily 06 Dec 2021
Metal fastener The Telegraph Quick 22 Nov 2021
Goof (around) New York Times 26 Sep 2021
Fastener that may be loose Universal 25 Aug 2021
Bit of hardware LA Times Daily 18 Aug 2021
Bit of hardware The Washington Post 18 Aug 2021
Wood or metal fastener Universal 09 Aug 2021
Metal fastener The Telegraph Quick 01 Aug 2021
It has a head and a thread Universal 04 Jul 2021
Ridged fastener USA Today 16 May 2021
Wood fastener Newsday 12 May 2021
Driver's target LA Times Daily 14 Mar 2021
Driver's target The Washington Post 14 Mar 2021
Propeller type Thomas Joseph 13 Jan 2021
Fastener twisted into wood Newsday 11 Jan 2021
Nail alternative LA Times Daily 10 Jan 2021
Nail alternative The Washington Post 10 Jan 2021
Remuneration for prison guard? The Sun Two Speed 31 Dec 2020
Twist The Sun Two Speed 31 Dec 2020
Threaded hardware Eugene Sheffer 06 Aug 2020
Threaded fastener Newsday 21 Jun 2020
What propels boat south: rowers The Sun Two Speed 31 May 2020
Fastener with a tapered threaded shank Irish Times Simplex 19 May 2020
Twisted-in metal fastener Newsday 04 May 2020
What propels boat south -- oarsmen? The Telegraph Cryptic 28 Apr 2020
Fastener tightened by rotating USA Today 25 Apr 2020
Carpenter's fastener USA Today 19 Apr 2020
Fastener with a ridge USA Today 11 Apr 2020
'Righty tighty, lefty loosey' subject USA Today 16 Mar 2020
Helical thread The Times Concise 14 Mar 2020
Threaded fastener USA Today 15 Dec 2019
Threaded fastener Thomas Joseph 28 Oct 2019
It has a head and a thread Wall Street Journal 28 Sep 2019
Casual wages of small gang The Telegraph Toughie 03 Sep 2019
Fastener with a twist New York Times 24 Jun 2019
Fastener with threading Universal 01 Jun 2019
Phillips-head hardware Jonesin 07 May 2019
Alternative to a nail USA Today 11 Apr 2019
It's groovy New York Times 24 Feb 2019
Endless men on boat in wind Irish Times Crosaire 24 Jan 2019
It's groovy
Fastener with threading
Alternative to a nail
It has a head and a thread
Prison guard, slangily
Fastener with a twist
Prison guard, slangily USA Today 07 Nov 2018
Metal fastener The Telegraph Quick 04 Sep 2018
Fasten, in a way, with 'in' New York Times 20 May 2018
Threaded bolt The Telegraph Quick 19 May 2018
Threaded hardware The Washington Post 16 May 2018
Threaded hardware LA Times Daily 16 May 2018
Fastener that's driven USA Today 01 May 2018
Bookcase assembly accessory Newsday 20 Apr 2018
Threaded bit of hardware USA Today 13 Apr 2018
Thread holder New York Times 06 Apr 2018
Force men on ship, half cut The Telegraph Toughie 05 Apr 2018
Carpenter's fastener Universal 08 Mar 2018
Small man�s salary The Telegraph Toughie 16 Feb 2018
Prop in second team The Telegraph Cryptic 21 Jan 2018
Threaded bit of hardware
Threaded hardware
Fasten, in a way, with "in"
Thread holder
Fastener that's driven
Driven item The Washington Post Sunday 29 Oct 2017
Bookcase fastener Newsday 01 Oct 2017
Eyeglass kit item Jonesin 26 Sep 2017
A thread winds around it New York Times 13 May 2017
Nail alternative Universal 11 May 2017
Prison guard, slangily New York Times 10 May 2017
Word with ball or driver LA Times Daily 08 May 2017
Word with ball or driver The Washington Post 08 May 2017
One locks up gang led by son The Telegraph Toughie 14 Mar 2017
Threaded fastener The Telegraph Quick 28 Feb 2017
Guard's son bragged loudly The Telegraph Toughie 13 Jan 2017
Prison guard, slangily
Word with ball or driver
A thread winds around it
Threaded fastener
Nail alternative
Fastener, rivet The Telegraph Quick 27 Nov 2016
Fastener that turns Universal 23 Nov 2016
Twist The Telegraph Quick 14 Oct 2016
Threaded metal fastener Newsday 05 Jul 2016
Carpentry fastener LA Times Daily 06 Jun 2016
Tapered fastener LA Times Daily 25 May 2016
Threaded fastener LA Times Daily 16 May 2016
Install, as a bulb, with 'in' New York Times 11 May 2016
Hinge holder Universal 23 Apr 2016
Eyeglass kit item Wall Street Journal 19 Apr 2016
Hardware fastener LA Times Daily 17 Apr 2016
Threaded object Newsday 20 Feb 2016
Carpenter's fastener Family Time 15 Feb 2016
Common fastener LA Times Daily 05 Feb 2016
Tapered fastener
Common fastener
Carpentry fastener
Threaded fastener
Bit of hardware USA Today 25 Dec 2015
Spirally threaded tack USA Today 04 Dec 2015
Carpenter's fastener Newsday 16 Sep 2015
Propeller The Telegraph Quick 09 Sep 2015
*Hardware insertion point LA Times Daily 17 Jul 2015
Woodworker's fastener Newsday 29 Jun 2015
Head-turner's hardware? LA Times Daily 04 Jun 2015
Piece of hardware Eugene Sheffer 24 Mar 2015
Apply backspin (snooker) The Telegraph Quick 21 Mar 2015
Direction followed by ship's complement that drives it The Telegraph Cryptic 23 Feb 2015
One of the simple machines Jonesin 12 Feb 2015
It may go into a nut
Thumb thing
*Hardware insertion point
Head-turner's hardware?
Carpenter's fastener
Woodworker's fastener
Bit of hardware
Carpenter's fastener
Spirally threaded tack
Eyeglass kit item
Bookcase-kit item
Threaded fastener
Item in the hardware department with a "+" or "-" on its head
Flathead, for one
One turning to enter?
It might be in one's kitchen cabinet?
Spirally threaded tack
Prison guard, in slang
Word with "cork" or "thumb"
Thread holder?
You may make its head turn
Bad thing to have loose
Thread site
Drywall fastener
Archimedes' ___ (ancient water-transport machine)
Bad thing to have loose
Threaded fastener
Carpenter's fastener
Alternative to a nail
One whose head is turned
It may have a slotted head
Fastener that turns
Turnkey
Carpentry fastener
Door-hinge holder
Bookcase-kit item
Threaded securer
Threaded nail
Phillips-head hardware
Word before ball or driver
Hoosegow honcho
Twisted fastener
Twisted fastener
Thread site
Thread site
Carpenter's tool
It has a groovy head
"The Turn of the ___"
Bit of hardware
Handyman's fastener
Fastener that may have a Phillips head
One of the simple machines
Vise closer
Bit of hardware
A simple machine
Threaded fastener
Hinge holder
Simple machine
Threaded bit of hardware
Propeller shape
Vise closer
Fastening device
Prison guard, to a con
Fastener with a slotted head
It's twisted
A driver turns it
Wood fastener
Nail's cousin
Summon (up), as courage
Summon (up), as courage
A carpenter may drive it
Boat propeller
Twisted fastener
Nail alternative
Fastener that's twisted in
Hoosegow honcho
Item driven by a carpenter
Archimedes' __
"The Turn of the ___"
Propeller type
It's driven
Phillips head item
Threaded fastener
Wood connector, often
"The Turn of the ___"
Wood fastener
Propeller
Threaded bolt
Nail alternative
Cork follower
It fits into a nut
Nail relative
It could be a board member?
It gets driven
You can turn its head
Propeller type
Contort by twisting
Something to drive
Contort by twisting
You may make its head turn
Relative of a bolt
You can turn its head
Certain fastener
Auger shape
Nail alternative
Alternative to a nail
Turn in?
Drywall fastener
Metal fastener
It's often driven into a wall
Propeller type
Bolt feature
Propeller shape
Twist (in)
Threaded fastener
Turned fastener
One with a helical thread
Prison guard, slangily
Tapered fastener
Guard, slangily
Take advantage of
Guard in the yard
Fasten
Wood fastener
Attach, in a way
Spiral pin
Prison guard
It needs to be threaded
Threaded fastener
It has a groovy head
Attach, in a way
Wood fastener
"The Turn of the __"
Phillips head, e.g.
"The Turn of the _____"
Hardware item
Word with cork or thumb
Metal fastener
Turned fastener
Cork follower
It might have a Phillips head
Word with driver or ball
Kind of propeller
Metal fastener
Propeller
Carpentry fastener
Nail's kin
Flat-headed fastener
Tiny toolbox item
Twisted fastener
Word after cork or thumb
Con tender
Propeller type
Propeller sort
Threads make it work
Flathead, for one
Twist
Phillips-head, e.g.
Prison guard, in slang
Propeller
Wood connector
Prison guard, in the yard
It can go in brackets
Tool box object
Phillips head item
Turnkey
Machine part
Kind of thread
Item in a hardware bin
Metal fastener
"The Turn of the ___": James
Kind of ball or driver
Fastening device
Propelling device
Something to drive
Ship's propeller
Fastener
Kind of driver
Driver or ball header
Word with cork or thumb
Something often loose
Cork or thumb
"Turn of the ___"
Ship propeller
Cork or thumb appliance
Propeller
Driver or ball
Propeller.
"The Turn of the ___."
___ pine.
Nail-like device.
Metal fastener.
Fastening device.
Carpenter's device.
Thumb ___.
Part of an ocean liner.
Small packet of tobacco.
Sharp bargainer.
Fool around
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