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English definition of “tinker”

tinker

noun [C] (CHILD)    /ˈtɪŋ.kər/ US  /-kɚ/ UK old-fashioned informal
a child who behaves badly: [as form of address] You tinker, Nicky, you shouldn't have done that. Don't be such a tinker.Children and babies
(Definition of tinker noun (CHILD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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