tire iron



a short length of steel with one end flattened to form a blade, used as a crowbar for removing tires from wheel rims.

Nearby words

  1. tirana,
  2. tiranë,
  3. tiraspol,
  4. tire,
  5. tire chain,
  6. tired,
  7. tired out,
  8. tiredness,
  9. tiree,
  10. tireless

Origin of tire iron

First recorded in 1850–55

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Examples from the Web for tire iron

  • They wants to know if you can't be afther lending 'em a tire-iron?

    The Portal of Dreams|Charles Neville Buck