- a person who arranges matters in advance, or acts as a liaison: The film crew hired a fixer for the foreign location shoot.
- a person who neutralizes problems for another, as for an individual or organization whose reputation is threatened by past misdeeds or conflicts, often through bribery or influence: The agent also worked as a fixer for several movie stars, keeping sex scandals and drug arrests out of the tabloids.
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His fixer, who Barfi said was affiliated with the Islamist Tawhid brigade, was set free 15 days later.Obama Administration and Sotloff Family Battle Over Blame for Journalist’s Kidnapping|Josh Rogin|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He said that he had secured the fixer, ‘X,’ through a fellow Western journalist, and not by writing to 30 Syrians via Facebook.
She asked if I had heard anything about the fixer, X. I had not.
And one of them sometimes says she will be a fixer, like Dad, when she grows up.Dads, If You Want Your Daughters to Be CEOs, Do the Laundry|Andy Hinds|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not that the rebels ever intended to let them fight, as the whole trip was arranged by the fixer as an expensive tour.
Sometimes he had to call in a "fixer" to manufacture evidence, that the far-off ends of justice might not be defeated.Never-Fail Blake|Arthur Stringer
Tu ne seras pas tonn, mon ami, aprs une telle comparaison, que je me sois dcid me fixer ici.The Life of Albert Gallatin|Henry Adams
One of the best illustrations of how a town's officials sell themselves is embodied in the vile character known as "the fixer."Notes of an Itinerant Policeman|Josiah Flynt
He sauntered out leisurely; he did not saunter out of the main door, or, if he did, the fixer failed to meet him.Watch Yourself Go By|Al. G. Field
By using such a fixer, the value of the resulting manure would be much enhanced.Manures and the principles of manuring|Charles Morton Aikman