Definition of 'handcuffs'
Example sentences containing 'handcuffs'
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The police promptly clamped handcuffs around the wrists of the criminals. THE MYSTERY OF THE PURPLE PIRATE (2003)I've never delivered a lecture when there was a chance of a detective rushing up and snapping on handcuffs. SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)He lowered the gun and, crossing to where Marlette was standing, removed his handcuffs. THE DEVIL'S DOOR (2003)
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Translations for 'handcuffs'
British English: handcuffs /ˈhændˌkʌfs/ NOUN
Handcuffs are two metal rings linked by a short chain which are locked round a prisoner's wrists.
He was led away to jail in handcuffs.
- American English: handcuffs
- Arabic: قُيود
- Brazilian Portuguese: algemas
- Chinese: 手铐
- Croatian: lisice
- Czech: pouta
- Danish: håndjern
- Dutch: handboeien
- European Spanish: esposas
- Finnish: käsiraudat
- French: menottes
- German: Handschellen
- Greek: χειροπέδες
- Italian: manette
- Japanese: 手錠
- Korean: 수갑
- Norwegian: håndjern
- Polish: kajdanki
- European Portuguese: algemas
- Romanian: cătușe
- Russian: наручники
- Spanish: esposas
- Swedish: handklovar
- Thai: ที่ใส่กุญแจมือ
- Turkish: kelepçe
- Ukrainian: наручники
- Vietnamese: còng tay
Definition of handcuffs from the Collins English Dictionary
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