pipe cleanerpipe cleaner
a short length of thin wires twisted so as to hold tiny tufts of yarn, originally designed to clean the stem of a tobacco pipe but now used variously, as in arts and crafts projects
A pliant, tufted, narrow rod used for cleaning the stem of a tobacco pipe.
(plural pipe cleaners)
- A piece of flexible wire in which tufted fabric is twisted and which is used to clean out the stem of a tobacco pipe or other narrow tube.