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Tinker

Tink´er
n.1.A mender of brass kettles, pans, and other metal ware.
2.One skilled in a variety of small mechanical work.
3.(Ordnance) A small mortar on the end of a staff.
4.(Zool.) A young mackerel about two years old.
5.(Zool.) The razor-billed auk.
v. t.1.To mend or solder, as metal wares; hence, more generally, to mend.
[imp. & p. p. Tinkered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tinkering.]
v. i.1.To busy one's self in mending old kettles, pans, etc.; to play the tinker; to be occupied with small mechanical works.
Noun1.tinker - a person who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts
Synonyms: tinkerer
2.tinker - an itinerant Gypsy
3.tinker - a traveling repairman who mends broken things (such as metal household utensils)
Synonyms: mender, tinkerer
4.tinker - small mackerel found nearly worldwide
Verb1.tinker - do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly; "The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house"
2.tinker - work as a tinker or tinkerer
3.tinker - try to fix or mend; "Can you tinker with the T.V. set--it's not working right"; "She always fiddles with her van on the weekend"
Synonyms: fiddle
cobble, cobbler, commission, condition, coquet, dabble, darn, do up, doctor, doodle, fiddle, fiddle-faddle, fidget with, finger with, fix, fix up, fixer, flirt, fool, fool around, fool with, fribble, frivol, horse around, idle, jerk off, kid around, little Miss Fixit, loiter, maintenance man, mechanic, mechanician, meddle, mend, mender, mess, mess around, monkey, monkey around, overhaul, patch, patch up, piddle, play, play around, play with, puddle, put in commission, put in order, put in repair, put in shape, ready, recap, recondition, renovator, repair, repairer, repairman, restorer, retread, service, serviceman, set to rights, sew up, smatter, tinker up, toy, toy with, trifle, trouble man, troubleshooter, twiddle
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