grease monkey


noun Slang.

a mechanic, especially one who works on automobiles or airplanes.

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Origin of grease monkey

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for grease monkey

grease monkey

noun

informal a mechanic, esp one who works on cars or aircraft
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