Origin of trouble man
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for trouble man
That is what the trouble-man 118told us might have been done.
He first disconnected the wires and waited till I sent for a trouble-man.
“The jig is up, then,” said the trouble-man, turning toward the telephone.
How did the trouble-man get into this house in the first place, Mr. Drew?
Ask Jack Nefe, or whoever is in charge, for the trouble-man who fixed the phone last night.