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tinker in Children topic

tinkertinker2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 BOin the past, a tinker was someone who travelled from place to place selling things or repairing metal pots, pans etc2 British English old-fashionedSSC a disobedient or annoying young child
Examples from the Corpus
tinkerWe can not do without his cunning, or his tinker friends.Even the tinkers camped nearby were packing up their few belongings and preparing to leave.He suddenly remembered her carefully veiled amusement when he had mentioned the tinkers.The tinker plainly knew what she was about, because there was not one single piece of junk to be seen.