master mechanic

  1. a mechanic, especially one who is thoroughly skilled, in charge of other mechanics.

Origin of master mechanic

First recorded in 1830–40

Words Nearby master mechanic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use master mechanic in a sentence

  • I left the master-mechanic at the door of a Greek eat-shop that he patronized and went on up to the Bullard.

    The Wreckers | Francis Lynde
  • I raced on the heels of the master mechanic, carrying one of his babies for him, for the locomotives that was just pulling out.

    The Red One | Jack London
  • He had everything figured out for the master-mechanic—the shrewd, kindly old man.

    The Nerve of Foley | Frank H. Spearman
  • He had the plans all figured out for the master mechanic, the shrewd, kindly old man.

    Golden Stories | Various
  • She also landed three citizen employees, a master-mechanic to take charge of construction and two carpenters.