how to pronounce pliers


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The above transcription of pliers is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

pliers is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of pliers in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… wires it's the pliers okay it's her …”

meanings of pliers


  1. Plural of plier.
  2. A pincer-like gripping tool that multiplies the strength of the user's hand, often used for bending things.

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