left-handed monkey wrench

left-handed monkey wrench
A fictitious tool. A monkey wrench is a pipe wrench, a wrench with an adjustable jaw.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • left-handed monkey wrench — n. a nonexistent tool. (New workers are sometimes sent to fetch nonexistent tools. See also sky hook.) □ Hand me the left handed monkey wrench, huh? □ Do you think you can dig up a left handed monkey wrench? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • left handed monkey wrench — See left handed monkey wrench …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • left hand monkey wrench — See left handed monkey wrench …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • handed monkey wrench — See left handed monkey wrench …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • monkey wrench — A tool which is similar to a pipe wrench. While a pipe wrench has teeth and a loosly mounted head that allows it to bite into the pipe and tighten as a strain is put on the handle, a monkey wrench has adjustable, smooth jaws that always remain… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • handed monkey — See left handed monkey wrench …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • wrench — [1] A device for removing nuts, bolts, and other fasteners. [2] A colloquial term for a mechanic or someone who is handy repairing engines. [3] To use a wrench tool. See adjustable wrench Allen wrench box wrench brake adjusting wrench brake… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • handed — Something that is made for a specific side of a unit. For example, left hand arm rests are not interchangeable with right hand arm rests. Also see left handed monkey wrench …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • cluck — AND kluck [klak] n. a stupid person; a person as stupid as a chicken. □ Why did they send me a dumb cluck to do this work? D Some kluck came in and asked for a left handed monkey wrench …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • yap — 1. n. the mouth. □ Shut your yap! □ You have a big yap, you know? 2. in. to chatter; to gossip. D Who’s yapping so much in here? □ Did you just come here to yap? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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