spanner - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] British 

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/ˈspænə(r)/
singularspanner
pluralspanners
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    an offensive word for a stupid person

    I never had any great love for Enid Blyton because the children in her books were always such insufferable spanners.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 27/03/2012