Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun pincer

2 senses of pincer

Sense 1
pincer, pair of pincers, tweezer, pair of tweezers -- (a hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping)
       => hand tool -- (a tool used with workers' hands)

Sense 2
claw, chela, nipper, pincer -- (a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods)
       => extremity, appendage, member -- (an external body part that projects from the body; "it is important to keep the extremities warm")

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