snap fastener

noun
a two-pieced fastening device with a projection that fits into a hole, used especially to hold clothing, pillows, etc., together.
Also, especially British, press stud.


Origin:
1925–30

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snap fastener
 
n
another name for press stud

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Example sentences
The woven chin strap has an adjustable buckle and snap fastener.
It is secured by means of an inverted flap with a magnetic snap fastener.
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