troubleshooter

noun trou·ble·shoot·er \ ˈtrə-bəl-ˌshü-tər \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of troubleshooter

1 : a skilled worker employed to locate trouble and make repairs in machinery and technical equipment
2 : an expert in resolving diplomatic or political disputes : a mediator of disputes that are at an impasse
3 : a person skilled at solving or anticipating problems or difficulties

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First Known Use of troubleshooter

1905

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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TROUBLESHOOTER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of troubleshooter for English Language Learners

  • : a person who finds and fixes problems in machinery and technical equipment (such as computers)

  • : a person who tries to find solutions to problems or end disagreements


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