Word of the Day
Apps by Dictionary
Know how to use "fewer" and "less"? Find out.
a short length of steel with one end flattened to form a blade, used as a crowbar for removing tires from wheel rims.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for
Well-meaning laments about violence in the media usually leave me wanting to bash someone upside the head with a
Equip your car for the trip with the tools you'd need for making basic fixes, such as a spare tire, jack and
And when she does, her father may come looking for you with a
What the priest got instead, police say, was a
to the head.
The agents also found a
and rope in the back of the van.
Minutes later, the defendant pried open the back door of the house with a
Investigators found a gas cap under the driver's seat and a
and cross bar in the back seat.
One of the individuals was wielding what the complainant thought to be a
but was in fact a large machete.
So do items such as a spare tire or
, which are normal equipment for a vehicle to carry.
The trucker stepped out of his semi cab gripping a
and a lug wrench.
Discover our greatest slideshows
8 Wintry Words
A lot vs. Alot: 9 Grammatical...
10 Words Coined in the Sci-Fi...
9 Words About Beginnings
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Difficulty index for
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
Words With Friends
Nearby words for tire iron