fixer–upper

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noun fix·er–up·per \ˈfik-sər-ˌə-pər\

Definition of fixer–upper

  1. :  something (such as a house or car) that needs fixing up

1948

First Known Use of fixer–upper

1948


FIXER–UPPER Defined for English Language Learners

fixer–upper

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noun fix·er–up·per \ˈfik-sər-ˌə-pər\

Definition of fixer–upper for English Language Learners

  • : a house, apartment, etc., that is in bad condition and needs to be repaired

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