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noun [countable] British     spanner pronunciation in American English
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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    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

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snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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