Definitions for tinker

Definitions for (noun) tinker

Main entry: Scomber japonicus, chub mackerel, tinker

Definition: small mackerel found nearly worldwide

Main entry: tinker

Definition: formerly a person (traditionally a Gypsy) who traveled from place to place mending pots and kettles and other metal utensils as a way to earn a living

Main entry: tinker, tinkerer

Definition: a person who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts

Definitions for (verb) tinker

Main entry: fiddle, tinker

Definition: try to fix or mend

Usage: Can you tinker with the T.V. set--it's not working right; She always fiddles with her van on the weekend

Main entry: putter, potter, tinker, mess around, monkey, monkey around, muck about, muck around

Definition: do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly

Usage: The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house

Main entry: tinker

Definition: work as a tinker or tinkerer

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