Definition of locksmith
: a person who makes or repairs locks
Recent Examples of locksmith from the Web
Locksmith Jim King upgrades the locks on the Eugene Islamic Center in Eugene, Ore.
Over their melodic recitation came a tapping sound as a locksmith installed higher-grade locks on the front door.
In this June 1, 2017, photo, Drew Williams, a member of the Eugene Islamic Center, poses for a portrait outside the building in Eugene, Ore., as locksmith Jim King upgrades the locks on the front doors.
The kiosks are intended to be a faster, cheaper and more accurate alternative to traditional locksmiths.
A locksmith came by and said someone had put superglue in them.
No locksmith could be procured in time, so Farley and Kennedy pried open the trunk with a hammer and turned off the car by jamming a potato peeler into the ignition.
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Definition of locksmith for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is to make and repair locks
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Definition of locksmith for Students
: a worker who makes or repairs locks
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