windshield wiper

windshield wiper (plural windshield wipers)

  1. (automobiles, US, Canada) a device used to clear rain and dirt from a windshield; normally a pivoting arm with a rubber blade
    • Using her hands like windshield wipers, she tried to flick snow away from her mouth. When she clawed at her chest and neck, the crumbs maddeningly slid back onto her face. She grew claustrophobic.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: essuie-glace
  • German: Scheibenwischer
  • Italian: tergicristallo
  • Portuguese: limpador de parabrisa, limpador de parabrisas, limpador de pára-brisas
  • Russian: стеклоочисти́тель
  • Spanish: limpiaparabrisas

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