Meaning of wire cutter in English:

wire cutter


usually wire cutters
  • A tool for cutting wire.

    • ‘Matt pulled the wire-cutters back, and reached for the green wire, instead.’
    • ‘Officers found a screwdriver and wire-cutters in his backpack.’
    • ‘The fact they've used wire-cutters to get in and left a hammer behind suggests it's pre-planned but it is probably children.’
    • ‘Finally, the manager and a policeman cut through the chain with wire-cutters.’
    • ‘She borrowed wire-cutters from a neighbour and worked for nearly an hour to snip through the bindings, while calming the terrified animal.’