1A skilled worker who repairs and maintains vehicle engines and other machinery: a car mechanic
More example sentences
- But while her skills in the kitchen could be improved, she recently revealed she is a skilled car mechanic.
- Bryan, a retired mechanic and former car service manager, has not looked back since this introduction.
- Mr Semple spent three years as an engine mechanic at the base in the 1950s.
late Middle English (as an adjective in the sense 'relating to manual labour'): via Old French or Latin from Greek mēkhanikos, from mēkhanē (see machine).