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English definition of “tinker”

tinker

noun [S] (CHANGES)    /ˈtɪŋ.kər/ US  /-kɚ/ UK
the activity of making small changes to something: I'll just have a tinker with the TV and see if I can get it to work.Correcting and mendingEditing and compiling
(Definition of tinker noun (CHANGES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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