Spudger vs Spadger - What's the difference?

spudger | spadger |


As nouns the difference between spudger and spadger

is that spudger is a telecommunications hand tool used to work on punchdown blocks without shorting terminals it has a hook on one end and a notched blade on the other while spadger is (uk|slang) a sparrow.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

spudger

English

Noun

(wikipedia spudger) (en noun)
  • a telecommunications hand tool used to work on punchdown blocks without shorting terminals. It has a hook on one end and a notched blade on the other.
  • a computer technician’s tool used as a pry bar and probe for plastic parts.
  • an electronics tool made of nylon filled with glass, for holding components while soldering.
  • Quotations

    * “Place the upper casing on edge and use a spudger to push the keyboard away from the casing, poking the spudger through the holes where the screws were.”

    spadger

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (UK, slang) A sparrow.
  • * 1961 , Margery Allingham, Three cases for Mr. Campion (page 82)
  • The broadcasting blokes are twittering away like spadgers over there.
  • * (Roald Dahl), The Swan
  • 'If you think spadgers is easy,' the father said, 'go get yourself a jenny wren. Jenny wrens is 'alf the size of spadgers and they never sit still for one second. Get yourself a jenny wren before you start shootin' yer mouth off about 'ow clever you is.'