pliers

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction pli·ers \ ˈplī(-ə)rz \

Definition of pliers

:a small pincers for holding small objects or for bending and cutting wire

Origin and Etymology of pliers


PLIERS Defined for English Language Learners

pliers

noun

Definition of pliers for English Language Learners

  • : a tool that is used for holding small objects or for bending and cutting wire


PLIERS Defined for Kids

pliers

noun plural pli·ers \ ˈplī-ərz \

Definition of pliers for Students

:small pincers with long jaws used for bending or cutting wire or handling small things


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