Spanner in the Works

What does Spanner in the Works mean?

Spanner in the Works
A problem;

To throw a spanner in the works is to introduce a problem into an otherwise non-problematic situation.



Credit: contributed by Anon on 20-May-2012.

Rate it : Old Skool Old Skool  Modern Modern  Fake Fake

Ratings for Spanner in the Works

This slang has been rated:

Old Skool 1 times. Modern 0 times. Fake 0 times.



Know any British slang that's not in the dictionary? Send it in and we'll credit you for ever.