an object commonly used to "clip" papers together. This device is quite useful because, unlike staples, you are capable of removing the papers from the paperclip and reusing the paperclip. Paper clips also come in different shapes, colours, and sizes to fit your needs and style. viva les paperclips
bob: hey what is this thing?
Steve: it is a paperclip
bob: let me guess, it holds your papers?
Steve: yes bob.. it does hold my papers