repairman

[ ri-pair-man, -muhn ]
/ rɪˈpɛərˌmæn, -mən /

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

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

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Origin of repairman

First recorded in1870–75; repair1 + man

usage note for repairman

See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for repairman

repairman
/ (rɪˈpɛəˌmæn) /

noun plural -men

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