re·​pair·​man | \ ri-ˈper-ˌman How to pronounce repairman (audio) , -mən \

Definition of repairman

: one who repairs specifically : one whose occupation is to make repairs in a mechanism

Examples of repairman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Aguirre claimed an air conditioner repairman was the mastermind. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 22 Apr. 2022 Aguirre claimed that an air conditioner repairman was the mastermind. NBC News, 21 Apr. 2022 Steven Hotze wasn’t there when a private investigator allegedly held an air conditioning repairman at gunpoint shortly before the 2020 election in what authorities called a misguided scheme to uncover voter fraud. Washington Post, 22 Apr. 2022 The actor opened up about his relationship with Waterhouse in a GQ cover profile for the magazine's March 2022 issue, recalling a moment when Waterhouse chatted with a boiler repairman at his home about DC comics. Greta Bjornson,, 17 Feb. 2022 Among those charged with trespassing are a Chicago cop, two North Shore brothers, an HVAC repairman from Chicago’s Northwest Side, and, last week, a Brazilian woman living in suburban Indian Head Park. Jason Meisner,, 22 Feb. 2022 Schaufler placed bids from Montana; Rumsey bid from her Jackson home while a repairman worked on her hot tub. The New Yorker, 7 Mar. 2022 Jim Watkins, a former U.S. Army helicopter repairman who had settled in the Philippines, also owned pig and honey farms and dabbled in the online pornography business. New York Times, 19 Feb. 2022 In his March 2022 cover interview for GQ, the 35-year-old star of The Batman recalls how Waterhouse, 30, recently got into a conversation with the boiler repairman at Pattinson's home about comics lore. Jen Juneau,, 9 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of repairman

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Repairman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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