[ fik-ser-uhp-er ]
/ ˈfɪk sərˈʌp ər /
a person who is handy at making repairs.
a rundown dwelling offered at a bargain price and suitable for improvement by a new owner, often with the object of resale at a considerable profit.
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Origin of fixer-upper
fix up + -er1, pleonastically suffixed to both words
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