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1. pliers

noun. ['ˈplaɪɝz'] a gripping hand tool with two hinged arms and (usually) serrated jaws.

Synonyms

  • rib joint pliers
  • hand tool
  • compound lever
  • slip-joint pliers
  • pair of pliers
  • needlenose pliers
  • jaw
  • plyers
  • locking pliers

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ply (English)
  • plien (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Pliers

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  • requires
  • inquires
  • expires
  • doubtfires
  • doubtfire's
  • ceasefires
  • squires
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  • retires
  • desires
  • aspires
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  • swyers
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  • stiers
  • spiers
  • smyers
  • pryor's
  • priors
  • grier's
  • fryers
  • friars
  • flyers
  • fliers
  • dryers
  • bryars
  • wyers
  • wires

How do you pronounce pliers?

Pronounce pliers as plaɪərz.

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Example sentences of the word pliers


1. Noun, plural
Allow the bead to cool and slip it from the pliers.

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