locksmith

noun lock·smith \ ˈläk-ˌsmith \

Definition of locksmith

:a person who makes or repairs locks

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First Known Use of locksmith

13th century


LOCKSMITH Defined for English Language Learners

locksmith

noun

Definition of locksmith for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to make and repair locks


LOCKSMITH Defined for Kids

locksmith

noun lock·smith \ ˈläk-ˌsmith \

Definition of locksmith for Students

:a worker who makes or repairs locks


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