[mek-uh-nish-uh n]


a person skilled in constructing, working, or repairing machines; mechanic; machinist.


Origin of mechanician

First recorded in 1560–70; mechanic + -ian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for mechanician

Historical Examples of mechanician

  • The mechanician touched the visor of his cap and hurried off.

    The Black Bag

    Louis Joseph Vance

  • Roughly the mechanician shook the man, dragging him to his feet.

    The Black Bag

    Louis Joseph Vance

  • With his stick, he poked at the mechanician, gestured with it, indicating a harbour.

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus

  • A mechanician from Italy fell into his clutches and was sentenced to death.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin

  • Her aunt and the mechanician were sitting in the tonneau behind.

British Dictionary definitions for mechanician




a person skilled in making machinery and tools; technician
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