Definition of tire iron in English:

tire iron

Syllabification: tire i·ron
(British tyre iron)


North American
A steel lever for removing tires from wheel rims.
More example sentences
  • Handing John a tire iron he commanded, ‘Help me take off the wheels.’
  • The weapon they had recovered was a solid steel crowbar the length of a tire iron, not the harmless hollow tube the widow had testified it was, and yes, it could certainly be a very lethal weapon.
  • It was an odd assortment of stuff, from a tire iron and vanity mirror to fan and seat belts.

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