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  Words related to tinker

Related / Similar Words: chub mackerel, Scomber japonicus, mender, tinkerer, fiddle, putter, mess around, potter, monkey, monkey around, muck about, muck around

 

Definition:
  • small mackerel found nearly worldwide;
  • a traveling repairman who mends broken things (such as metal household utensils);
  • an itinerant Gypsy;
  • a person who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts;
  • 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";
  • do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly; "The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house";
  • work as a tinker or tinkerer;

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    Hyponyms: puddle

     

    Member Meronyms: Scomber, genus Scomber

     

    Derivational Morphology: repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on, putter, mess around, potter, monkey, monkey around, muck about, muck around, tinkerer, fiddler, putterer, potterer, mender

     

     
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