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English definition of “tinker”

tinker

noun [C] (TRAVELLER)    /ˈtɪŋ.kər/ US  /-kɚ/
especially in the past, a person who travelled from place to place, repairing pans or other metal containersTravellers and visitors
(Definition of tinker noun (TRAVELLER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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