Definition of tinker noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtɪŋkə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɪŋkər//
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(in the past) a person who travelled from place to place, selling or repairing things Word Origin Middle English (first recorded in Anglo-Latin as a surname): of unknown origin.
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