left handed monkey wrench

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left-handed monkey wrench definition

  1. n.
    a nonexistent tool. (New workers are sometimes sent to fetch nonexistent tools. See also sky hook.) : Hand me the left-handed monkey wrench, huh?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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