[ fiks-it ]
/ ˈfɪks ɪt /
a person who characteristically repairs or tinkers with things, as household appliances (sometimes used with Miss, Ms., or Mrs. instead of Mr. when referring to a female).
a person who epitomizes the ability or tendency to manage situations or solve problems (sometimes used with Miss, Ms., or Mrs. instead of Mr. when referring to a female).
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Origin of Mr. Fixit
First recorded in 1920–25; from verb phrase fix it
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