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locksmith Syllabification: lock·smith
Pronunciation: /ˈläkˌsmiTH/

Definition of locksmith in English:


A person who makes and repairs locks.
Example sentences
  • The minister of oil and vinegar dispatched a locksmith to change the locks on the Registrar General door, and had the Governor General read the writ of dismissal.
  • Or the day after Lou left for good and Bev hired a locksmith to change the locks.
  • He immediately ushered his staff from the building while a locksmith changed the locks.

Words that rhyme with locksmith

tinsmith • Ladysmith

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