tinker - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/ˈtɪŋkə(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theytinker
he/she/ittinkers
present participletinkering
past tensetinkered
past participletinkered
  1. tinker

    or

    tinker around

    to make small changes to something in order to improve or repair it
    tinker with:

    He spends hours tinkering around with car engines.

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