- 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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It’s to his publicist, Robyn, a stone-cold, devilishly creative fixer played by Anna Paquin.Flack Is the Most Delectable in a New Wave of Shows About the Workaholics Who Make Hollywood Run|Judy Berman|June 11, 2021|Time
Instead of pushing Ukraine to probe the Bidens, Giuliani launched a renegade investigation of his own, relying on a cast of sources and fixers in Kyiv to help him gather information on the Bidens.Exclusive: How an Accused Russian Agent Worked With Rudy Giuliani in a Plot Against the 2020 Election|Simon Shuster/Kyiv|May 28, 2021|TIme
Like Biden, Klain is a consummate fixer, with Georgetown and Harvard Law School degrees thrown in for good measure.Where There’s Trouble, You’ll Usually Find Joe Biden|Lloyd Green|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
She asked if I had heard anything about the fixer, X. I had not.
A fine fixer, I had heard from correspondents who knew him, but there had been a problem recently.
He said that he had secured the fixer, ‘X,’ through a fellow Western journalist, and not by writing to 30 Syrians via Facebook.
Sometimes he had to call in a “fixer” to manufacture evidence, that the far-off ends of justice might not be defeated.The Shadow|Arthur Stringer
One of the best illustrations of how a town's officials sell themselves is embodied in the vile character known as "the fixer."
It was once my duty to run a race with a "fixer," and try to get the ear of a mayor of a town before he did.
I've had 'Silk' Humphreys, the best fixer in the business, working on him all day, and he'll be neutral before night.The Skylark of Space|Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
By using such a fixer, the value of the resulting manure would be much enhanced.Manures and the principles of manuring|Charles Morton Aikman