[ US /ˈtɪŋkɝɝ/ ]
[ UK /tˈɪŋkəɹɐ/ ]
  1. a person who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts
  2. an unskilled person who tries to fix or mend
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How To Use tinkerer In A Sentence

  • He is an incorrigible tinkerer who holds four elevator patents.
  • Evolution is a tinkerer, and its products are not necessarily neat or elegant.
  • The economics of this kind of transaction suggest that the day of the tinkerer is over, its end hastened by specialization, easy disposability, and push-button electronics that nobody really understands.
  • He says Ryan has been a tinkerer since childhood, endlessly curious about the way things work.
  • A meticulous tinkerer with a balding pate and a white-frosted red beard, he is as stern as a preacher.
  • He was a homebody, not a wanderer, a tinkerer, not an explorer.
  • Working together for the benefit of all mankind, the brave new Open Source inventors, garage tinkerers, and researchers could eventually reap rewards in excess of those that commercially-minded inventors gain. Brown's Gas ("HHO") : Clean, Cheap, and Suppressed Energy
  • He was a mixer, a musician, a singer, swinger and night owl; a restless tinkerer; an instinctive acoustician and a chain-smoking tube amp visionary.
  • There is a way to circumnavigate this problem and root (or jailbreak) the device in order to load any app (or APK) you would like to, but this method is for seasoned tinkerers only.
  • A constant tinkerer, Paul spent hours developing recording tricks like over-dubbing and guitar effects like reverb.
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