Definitions For Tinker


  • Small mackerel found nearly worldwide
  • Formerly a person (traditionally a Gypsy) who traveled from place to place mending pots and kettles and other metal utensils as a way to earn a living
  • A person who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts
  • To try to repair or improve something (such as a machine) by making small changes or adjustments to it


  • Try to fix or mend
  • Do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
  • Work as a tinker or tinkerer
  • A person who in the past traveled to different places and made money by selling or repairing small items (such as pots and pans)

Is Tinker a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Tinker is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tinker in a Sentence

  • He was tinkering in the garage.

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