Definition of fixit in English:


Syllabification: fix·it
Pronunciation: /ˈfiksit


  • 1A person known for repairing things or putting things in order: he pictured himself as a Mr. Fixit
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    • I love walking around there and I'm not even a fixit type.
  • 1.1 [usually as modifier] An act of repairing or putting something right: a fixit shop
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    • It had been making these pained groaning sounds for a week or so now, but seemed to be responding to the well-placed kicks and turn-it-off-then-turn-it-on-again fixit method that I apply to all electronics.
    • We took the lawnmower to the fixit man, as it made a fearsome noise when I started it.
    • To someone like myself, with a long interest in tools but little education in anything but house owner's fixit implements, it was a continuing challenge and a guaranteed source of satisfaction.


early 20th century: from Little Miss Fixit, the title of a musical show.

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