Tinker
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Tinker [ting-ker]

NOUN, VERB

Verb

  • Attempt to repair or improve something in a casual or desultory way.

Noun

  • A mischievous child.
Example

“My brother had spent hours tinkering with the tape recorder.”

“All the little tinkers were here in the playground.

Synonyms

Fiddle, Mend, Play, Toy with, Tamper, Mess

Antonyms

Fix, Set, Settle, Rest, Rectify, Adult, Senile

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