grease monkey

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

Origin of grease monkey

1
First recorded in 1905–10

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How to use grease monkey in a sentence

  • If you were as smart as he is, you big grease monkey, you'd be O.K.

    Danger in Deep Space | Carey Rockwell

British Dictionary definitions for grease monkey

grease monkey

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

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