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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Tinker(0.02267 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Tinker.
English → English (WordNet)
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,
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)
Tinker \Tink"er\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tinkered; p. pr. & vb.
To mend or solder, as metal wares; hence, more generally, to
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.
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.
2. One skilled in a variety of small mechanical work.
3. (Ordnance) A small mortar on the end of a staff.
(a) A young mackerel about two years old.
(b) The chub mackerel.
(c) The silversides.
(d) A skate. [Prov. Eng.]
5. (Zo["o]l.) The razor-billed auk.