fixer-upper

noun
fix·​er-up·​per | \ ˈfik-sər-ˌə-pər How to pronounce fixer-upper (audio) \

Definition of fixer-upper

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

First Known Use of fixer-upper

1948, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fixer-upper was in 1948

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“Fixer-upper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fixer-upper. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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fixer-upper

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English Language Learners Definition of fixer-upper

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

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