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screw

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun DIY threaded pin or cylinderscriú masc4  c m uto tighten a screw scriú a theannadhscrew thread snáithe scriú, scriúshnáithe 2 (also screw propeller) noun NAUT, AERO propellerscriú-lián
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun vulgar sexbabhta leathair informalbabhta craicinn informal 4 noun vulgar sex partnercéile leathair informalcéile craicinn informal 5 noun informal, pejorative prison warderscriú informal masc4  c m ugarda príosúin  c m u
verb
6 verb DIY fasten with screw TRANSITIVEscriúáil verb  c m udaingnigh le scriúto screw sth into the wall rud a scriúáil isteach sa bhallathe chair was screwed to the ground bhí an chathaoir scriúáilte don talamh 7 verb fix by turning TRANSITIVEscriúáil verb  c m uit was screwed into place bhí sé scriúáilte isteach go daingeanshe screwed the lid on tightly theann sí an clár go daingean airto screw in a light bulb bolgán a scriúáil isteach 8 verb SPOR curl TRANSITIVEcuach verb  c m uhe screwed the ball over the bar chuach sé an liathróid thar an trasnán 9 verb informal cheat TRANSITIVEthe poor are often screwed is minic a dhéantar leatrom ar dhaoine bochta, is minic a fhágtar daoine bochta in áit na leathphinginewe were screwed out of our rights ceileadh ár gcearta orainn 10 verb vulgar have sex
TRANSITIVEtéigh suas ar vulgartéigh in airde ar vulgarcraiceann a bhualadh le informal
INTRANSITIVErumour has it they're screwing deirtear go bhfuil siad ag dul suas ar a chéile, deirtear go bhfuil siad ag bualadh craicinn le chéile
11 verb vulgar expressing contempt TRANSITIVEscrew her! bíodh an diabhal aici!, tuilleadh diabhail aici!screw his money! bíodh an diabhal ag a chuid airgid!
phrases

female screw

DIYbanscriú

to have a screw loose

informalhe has a screw loose tá seachrán air, tá saochan céille air, tá sé ar shiúl sa chloigeann

to have your head screwed on

(also

to have your head screwed on the right way

, to have your head screwed on straight

) informalbheith ciallmharbheith stuamabheith siosmaideachshe has her head screwed on duine siosmaideach atá inti

male screw

DIYfearscriú

to put the screws on sb

informalbrú a chur ar dhuineteannadh ar dhuinethey put the screws on him chuir siad brú air

turn of the screw

tuilleadh brú

to turn the screw on

(also

to turn the screws on

, to tighten the screws on

) informaltuilleadh brú a chur arto turn the screw on students tuilleadh brú a chur ar mhic léinn