noun Date: 1871 one who repairs; specifically one whose occupation is to make repairs in a mechanism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • repairman — UK US /rɪˈpeəmən/ noun [C] (plural repairmen) ► COMMERCE a person who is paid to repair things: »a bicycle/television repairman »The company sent a repairman and paid the bill …   Financial and business terms

  • repairman — [ri per′mən, ri per′man΄] n. pl. repairmen [ri per′mən, ri per′men΄] a person whose work is repairing things …   English World dictionary

  • repairman — [[t]rɪpe͟ə(r)mæn[/t]] repairmen N COUNT: usu supp N A repairman is a man who mends broken machines such as televisions and telephones. ...a cheerful telephone repairman …   English dictionary

  • repairman — UK [rɪˈpeə(r)ˌmæn] / US [rɪˈperˌmæn] noun [countable] Word forms repairman : singular repairman plural repairmen UK [rɪˈpeə(r)ˌmen] / US [rɪˈperˌmen] a man whose job is to fix things that are damaged or broken …   English dictionary

  • repairman — re|pair|man [rıˈpeəmæn US ˈper ] n plural repairmen [ men] someone whose job is to repair things ▪ the TV repairman …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • repairman — /ri pair man , meuhn/, n., pl. repairmen / men , meuhn/. a person whose occupation is the making of repairs, readjustments, etc. [1870 75; REPAIR1 + MAN1] Usage. See man. * * * …   Universalium

  • repairman — noun A man whose job is to repair things …   Wiktionary

  • repairman — re|pair|man [ rı per,mæn ] (plural re|pair|men [ rı per,men ] ) noun count a man whose job is to fix things that are damaged or broken …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • repairman — re pair·man || rɪ permÉ™n / peÉ™ n. one who repairs, one who fixes, one who corrects problems or malfunctions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • repairman — noun (plural repairmen) a person who repairs vehicles, machinery, or appliances …   English new terms dictionary

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