[ri-pair-man, -muh n]

noun, plural re·pair·men [ri-pair-men, -muh n] /rɪˈpɛərˌmɛn, -mən/.

a person whose occupation is the making of repairs, readjustments, etc.

Origin of repairman

First recorded in 1870–75; repair1 + man1

Usage note

See -man. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -men

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