What does pincers mean?

Definitions for pincers
ˈpɪn sərzpin·cers

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pincers.


  1. pincers(Noun)

    A gripping tool, pivoted like a pair of scissors, but with blunt jaws.

  2. pincers(Noun)

    The front claws of crustaceans such as lobsters.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pincers

    see Pinchers

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. pince pinchers, fr. pincer to pinch. See Pinch, Pinchers.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pincers

    Same as Pinchers.

Anagrams for pincers »

  1. crispen

  2. princes

How to pronounce pincers?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say pincers in sign language?

  1. pincers


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pincers in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pincers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Images & Illustrations of pincers

  1. pincerspincerspincerspincerspincers

Popularity rank by frequency of use



Find a translation for the pincers definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these pincers definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"pincers." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 25 Jan. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/pincers>.

Are we missing a good definition for pincers? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for pincers:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.