fixer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fixer synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction
    • n fixer someone who intervenes with authorities for a person in trouble (usually using underhand or illegal methods for a fee)
    • n fixer a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
    • n fixer a chemical compound that sets or fixes something (as a dye or a photographic image)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fixer One who or that which fixes, establishes, or renders permanent; specifically, any solution used to fix a photograph, a crayon drawing, etc.; a fixative.
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Usage

In literature:

Because you know how I told you I was a good fixer and I'm always lucky, you have to admit that.
"Pee-wee Harris" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
It's some of the loom-fixers.
"The Power and the Glory" by Grace MacGowan Cooke
He was the world's champion fixer.
"Pee-wee Harris on the Trail" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
I'm the fixer of Spaceman's Row.
"Danger in Deep Space" by Carey Rockwell
The fixer entered hurriedly, looking sharply around the almost vacant room, he whispered with the boss.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
My father and my uncle, Jacob Perryman, was some of the fixers.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
I've had 'Silk' Humphreys, the best fixer in the business, working on him all day, and he'll be neutral before night.
"The Skylark of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
We're a swell pair of fixers.
"Left Guard Gilbert" by Ralph Henry Barbour
All who did business with legislatures "fixed" them, and Whitney was certainly the star "fixer.
"Frenzied Finance" by Thomas W. Lawson
Of the acid fixers, hydrochloric and sulphuric acids have been recommended.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
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In news:

Shoe, Hiking Boot Fixer David Young.
"It's a fixer -upper of a planet".
'Breaking Bad' Fixer Jonathan Banks to Guest on 'Parks and Recreation'.
"Cheech & Chong" House Now a Fixer -Upper for $344K.
Don't be (too) afraid of a fixer -upper.
What's hot in golf: For fun, spray-on slice fixer .
Five rules for fixer -uppers.
From Trophy Property to Fixer -Upper.
Hotel " fixer " Anthony Melchiorri can turn struggling hotels around in a matter of weeks, and he does just that in "Hotel Impossible," the Travel Channel's new weekly series that debuted April 9.
New TV series 'Scandal' based on real-life ' fixer '.
Fixer -upper, 13 beds, $75 million.
'Breaking Bad' season 4, episode 5 recap, 'Shotgun': A fixer 's life.
Habitat for Humanity tries hand at fixer -uppers.
' Fixer ' cleans Wiki entries.
' Fixer ' cleans Wikipedia entries for senior business figures.
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