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Definition of "pliers" [pli•ers]

  • A gripping tool that multiplies the strength of the user's hand (noun)
  • Plural form of plier. (noun)

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Use "pliers" in a sentence
  • "Then I had to wait while in extreme pain in the ER for two hours before they got to me (gave me a cup of ice while I was waiting which hurt even worse) whereupon the doc grabbed some pliers from the closet, clipped the hook and pushed it through the thumb and out the other side after giving me a shot in the thumb."
  • "( "Here, he who has a piece of wire and a pair of pliers is a mechanic!")."
  • "Tired: Accessing anything but the pliers is a serious manicure hazard."