Definition of spanner in English:

spanner

Syllabification: span·ner
Pronunciation: /ˈspanər
 
/

noun

chiefly British
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.

Origin

late 18th century: from German spannen 'draw tight' + -er1.

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