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  1. tinker

    • IPA[ˈtɪŋkə]

    英式

    • n.
      (especially in former times) a person who makes a living by travelling from place to place mending pans and other metal utensils.;a Traveller, Romani, or other person living in an itinerant community.
    • v.
      attempt to repair or improve something in a casual or desultory way
    • noun: tinker, plural noun: tinkers

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. (especially in former times) a person who makes a living by travelling from place to place mending pans and other metal utensils.
    • British offensive a Traveller, Romani, or other person living in an itinerant community.
    • 2. British informal a mischievous child little tinkers, we were
    • 3. an act of attempting to repair something.

    動詞

    • 1. attempt to repair or improve something in a casual or desultory way he spent hours tinkering with the car