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Noun: mechanic  mi'ka-nik
  1. A craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
    - machinist, shop mechanic
     
  2. Someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
    - automobile mechanic, auto-mechanic, car-mechanic, grease monkey
Adjective: mechanic  mi'ka-nik
  1. Resembling the action of a machine
    "from blank to blank a threadless way I pushed mechanic feet"

Derived forms: mechanics

See also: mechanical

Type of: artificer, artisan, craftsman, craftsperson, journeyman, maintenance man, repairman, service man

Encyclopedia: Mechanic