Definition of Tinkerers

1. Noun. (plural of tinkerer) ¹



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Definition of Tinkerers

1. tinkerer [n] - See also: tinkerer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tinkerers

tininesses
tining
tink
tinkalite
tinked
tinker
tinker's cuss
tinker's dam
tinker's damn
tinker's root
tinker, tailor
tinkerbird
tinkerbirds
tinkered
tinkerer
tinkerers
tinkering
tinkerings
tinkerly
tinkers
tinkertoy
tinkertoys
tinking
tinkle
tinkle the ivories
tinkled
tinkler
tinklers
tinkles
tinklier

Literary usage of Tinkerers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biographical Memoirs by National Academy Of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences Staff, Caroline K. McEuen (1980)
"Both were ardent amateur scientists and tinkerers who lived in the neighborhood and welcomed interested high school students after school hours. ..."

2. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1919)
"Here at the National Conference of Social Work, all the dreamers, all the practical-minded workers, all the social tinkerers may come together and confess ..."

3. Sbir Program Diversity and Assessment Challenges by Charles W. Wessner (2004)
"... entrepreneurs, innovators, scientists, engineers, and tinkerers of all kinds. Pioneer inventors include such familiar names as Benjamin Franklin, ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1894)
"The distinguished tinkerers all admit it with the most commendable candour, and they shield their reputations by ascribing it to the inherent impossibility ..."

5. The Network Revolution: Confessions of a Computer Scientist by Jacques Vallee (1982)
"As scientists lose control of their creations, new generations of tinkerers will start playing. They will embellish and they will enlighten the technology ..."

6. The History of Sicily from the Earliest Times by Edward Augustus Freeman (1892)
"Nothing in human nature could have tempted the copyist of any later manuscript to stick it in. Bolder text-tinkerers seem to have gone further still, ..."

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