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repairman

[ ri-pair-man, -muhn ]

noun

, plural re·pair·men [ri-, pair, -men, -m, uh, n].
  1. a person whose occupation is the making of repairs, readjustments, etc.


repairman

/ rɪˈpɛəˌmæn /

noun

  1. a man whose job it is to repair machines, appliances, etc


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Gender Note

See -man.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of repairman1

First recorded in 1870–75; repair 1 + man

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Example Sentences

An online obituary notes that Guzman was a 28-year-old computer repairman who was born in the Dominican Republic.

They were drivers and repairmen, expert engineers and office supervisors.

Two people died that night, a French photographer and a young jukebox repairman.

Tom Cruise plays a kickass repairman in charge of maintaining the reactors.

My guide there was Mahmoud, a charismatic copy-machine repairman and self-described “inventor, just like Thomas Edison.”

Now, before you could be a TV repairman, you had to hire a lawyer to fill out forms to send in fees.

Four: The fact that they would probably let another repairman in, under the same conditions, if the beacon conked out again.

To begin with, the soldier on the battle field is his own rifle repairman.

There is no apartment house superintendent to call on, no repairman just around the corner.

Describes at length all subjects which help the repairman build up a successful battery repair business.

One even sells cans of lead oxides to enable the repairman to make his own plate paste.

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