Definition of fixit in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɪksɪt/


[usually as modifier] informal
1An 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.
1.1A 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.


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

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