- A wrench.More example sentences
- The shop guys had screwed the lug nuts down so hard with their no-sweat pneumatic wrenches that my wimpy spanner and all my strength were useless.
- Hand me that number three spanner.
- She would be down there with her screwdriver and spanner trying to put the piano together.
late 18th century: from German spannen 'draw tight' + -er1.