Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a pincer or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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pincer +‎ -like

Examples

  • Kenji Kira waved a hand, and two of his samurai stepped forward, pincerlike, and caught the monk on their swords, cutting him in half at the waist.

    Blood Ninja II

  • Kenji Kira waved a hand, and two of his samurai stepped forward, pincerlike, and caught the monk on their swords, cutting him in half at the waist.

    Blood Ninja II

  • Kenji Kira waved a hand, and two of his samurai stepped forward, pincerlike, and caught the monk on their swords, cutting him in half at the waist.

    Blood Ninja II

  • She clumsily tried to grip a pineapple with her pincerlike pincers but only succeeded in scraping across it in a sort of scraping motion, but the horrific appearance of her mangled fingers and thumb were already etched into my soul like a staircase on an Etch-A-Sketch.

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  • She clumsily tried to grip a pineapple with her pincerlike pincers but only succeeded in scraping across it in a sort of scraping motion, but the horrific appearance of her mangled fingers and thumb were already etched into my soul like a staircase on an Etch-A-Sketch.

    Skyy Vodka: Whyy So Badd?

  • "She clumsily tried to grip a pineapple with her pincerlike pincers but only succeeded in scraping across it in a sort of scraping motion" ...in part because the pineapple was made of plastic.

    Skyy Vodka: Whyy So Badd?

  • "She clumsily tried to grip a pineapple with her pincerlike pincers but only succeeded in scraping across it in a sort of scraping motion." is this actually from a book titled The Horrible Claw?

    Skyy Vodka: Whyy So Badd?

  • Of all people, Caldwell understood what Pete would now face, a pincerlike pressure, trapped between the expectations of his public and the bitterness of his teammates.

    Pistol

  • Braddis, with his pincerlike nails; Lieutenant Simon Dodds, who takes on Braddis; and Private Charlie Alston, who is ensnared in this story of inhumanity and betrayal but brings it to a close.

    Rules for Old Men Waiting: Summary and book reviews of Rules for Old Men Waiting by Peter Pouncey.

  • Of all people, Caldwell understood what Pete would now face, a pincerlike pressure, trapped between the expectations of his public and the bitterness of his teammates.

    Pistol

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