Part of speech: noun

An instrument with grasping jaws for holding objects; nippers. pinchers.

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Usage examples "pincers":

  1. She's the only thorn in our side now, and we must pull her out with gold pincers immediately. - "Basil", Wilkie Collins.
  2. Arthur felt a faint return of the pincers and anvil. - "The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories", Arnold Bennett.
  3. I will have you torn piecemeal, I will have your eyes picked out with knives and your flesh torn by hot pincers! - "Athelstane Ford", Allen Upward.