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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Tinker (0.00864 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Tinker.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: tinker tinker n 1: a person who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts [syn: tinkerer] 2: an itinerant Gypsy 3: a traveling repairman who mends broken things (such as metal household utensils) [syn: mender, tinkerer] 4: small mackerel found nearly worldwide [syn: chub mackerel, Scomber japonicus] tinker v 1: do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly; “The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house” [syn: putter, mess around, potter, monkey, monkey around, muck about, muck around] 2: work as a tinker or tinkerer 3: 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” [syn: fiddle]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tinker Tinker \Tink"er\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tinkered; p. pr. & vb. n. Tinkering.] To mend or solder, as metal wares; hence, more generally, to mend. [1913 Webster] Tinker \Tink"er\, v. i. To busy one's self in mending old kettles, pans, etc.; to play the tinker; to be occupied with small mechanical works. [1913 Webster] Tinker \Tink"er\, n. [From Tink, because the tinker's way of proclaiming his trade is to beat a kettle, or because in his work he makes a tinkling noise. Johnson.] 1. A mender of brass kettles, pans, and other metal ware. “Tailors and tinkers.” --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] 2. One skilled in a variety of small mechanical work. [1913 Webster] 3. (Ordnance) A small mortar on the end of a staff. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A young mackerel about two years old. (b) The chub mackerel. (c) The silversides. (d) A skate. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 5. (Zo["o]l.) The razor-billed auk. [1913 Webster]

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