Definition of Tinkers

1. Noun. (plural of tinker) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of tinker) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tinkers

1. tinker [v] - See also: tinker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tinkers

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 (current term)
tinkertoy
tinkertoys
tinking
tinkle
tinkle the ivories
tinkled
tinkler
tinklers
tinkles
tinklier
tinkliest
tinkling
tinklingly
tinklings

Literary usage of Tinkers

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1. Irish Lyrics and Ballads by James Bernard Dollard (1917)
"For I shall never see beyond Those hills that shimmer in the sun, Tho' my sad heart with yearning fond Would follow where the tinkers run. ..."

2. The Past in the Present: What is Civilization? by Arthur Mitchell (1881)
"The occupants of the 'Wick caves are the people commonly known by the name of tinkers. They are so called because they work chiefly in tinned iron. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"Do you know the tinkers' tongue ? " Thatch (popular), a person's hair ; well thatched, with a good head of hair. Also a straw hat. That-side (pidgin), there ..."

4. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1890)
""TOM THE tinkers" NOTICE TO JOHN REED. MR. SCULL: I am under the necessity of requesting you to put the following in your nest paper. ..."

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