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Monkey-Wrench

Definition of the noun monkey-wrench

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noun

  1. adjustable wrench that has one fixed and one adjustable jaw
    • examples: Factional in-fighting threw a monkey wrench into the deliberations. | Tom sneaked up behind the guard and clobbered him with a monkey wrench.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • alternative spelling: monkey wrench
    • more generic terms: adjustable spanner / adjustable wrench = can be changed to different settings

Place

Monkey-wrench a.k.a. Monkey Wrench is a Venue, Building in Louisville.

Music

  1. "Monkey-wrench" a.k.a. "Monkey Wrench" is the first single released from the second Foo Fighters album, The Colour and the Shape. The lyrics chronicle the 1997 disintegration of singer/song writer Dave Grohl's four-year marriage to Jennifer Youngblood. The song peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, and at number 12 on the UK Singles Chart.
  2. "Monkey-wrench" a.k.a. "Monkey Wrench" is a 1997 single by Foo Fighters.
    • released on (17 years ago)
  3. Monkey-wrench a.k.a. Monkey Wrench: The music video of the Monkey Wrench song by Foo Fighters.
    • award:
      • MTV Video Music Award for Best Rock Video nomination for Foo Fighters
      • MTV Video Music Award for Best Alternative Video nomination for Foo Fighters

Writings

"Monkey-wrench" a.k.a. "Monkey Wrench" is a book by Liza Cody.

  • genre: Fiction
  • subjects: London, England

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Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

MoNKEY-wRENCH, a wrench or spanner having a movable jaw. Note.— Baboons have short tails, apes have none. MONK'EY (Simia): Linnaean genus of Mammalia, of the Linnaean order Primates, and of Cuvier's order Quadrumana, now ...

Google previewOxford English Dictionary Additions Series (1997)

by John A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner

monkey-wrench (“m/trjkrlrantl), n. and o. Senses 1 and 2 of the noun, and sense 1 of the verb formerly at MONKEY 11. IV 18 a in Diet. Also monkey wrench, monkeywreneh. [f. MONKEY n. + WRENCH 11.2 It has ...

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In January of 1995, my family and I moved to Seattle. Pearl Jam did the first of their live radio broadcasts, Monkey Wrench Radio, along with many other Seattle musicians. (Jack Irons)
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