repairman

noun
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 The repairman was not found to be involved in any scheme. Jay R. Jordan, Chron, "The 17 wildest things that happened during early voting," 27 Dec. 2020 Among them was a radiator repairman who’d driven his family down from upstate New York and a man who’d come from Illinois. Charles Bethea, The New Yorker, "Georgia Trump Fans Say the Last Election Was a Sham. Will They Vote in This One?," 23 Dec. 2020 Mark Aguirre allegedly claimed that an air conditioner repairman was the mastermind of a giant voter fraud scheme. Stephanie Pagones, Fox News, "Ex-Houston police captain investigating voter fraud scheme runs man off road, holds him at gunpoint: cops," 17 Dec. 2020 Mark Aguirre claimed that an air conditioner repairman was the mastermind of a giant voter fraud scheme. Juan A. Lozano, USA TODAY, "Former Houston police captain held repairman hostage in attempt to prove voter fraud," 17 Dec. 2020 At the months-long retrial, Yoon's lawyers argued that their client -- who was a 22-year-old, uneducated repairman with a limp from childhood polio when he was arrested -- was coerced by police into confessing. Julia Hollingsworth, Yoonjung Seo And Jake Kwon, CNN, "South Korean man cleared of killing teenager after spending 20 years in jail for her murder," 17 Dec. 2020 Mark Aguirre claimed that an air conditioner repairman was the mastermind of a giant voter fraud scheme. Juan Lozano, Anchorage Daily News, "Former Houston officer charged with assault on air conditioner repairman in attempt to prove election conspiracy, police say," 16 Dec. 2020 According to authorities, the man in question was an air conditioner repairman. Anthony Leonardi, Washington Examiner, "Former police captain charged with aggravated assault after conducting alleged 'civilian' voter fraud investigation," 15 Dec. 2020 Mark Aguirre claimed that an air conditioner repairman was the mastermind of a giant voter fraud scheme. Juan A. Lozano, chicagotribune.com, "Ex-Houston police captain accused of assault after holding man at gunpoint in effort to prove bogus voter fraud claim," 15 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of repairman

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Repairman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repairman. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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repairman

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English Language Learners Definition of repairman

: a person (especially a man) whose job is to repair things

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