The definition of a mechanic is a person who makes, operates or repairs machines.(noun)
An example of a mechanic is the person who repairs your car.
See mechanic in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L mechanicus < Gr mēchanikos < mēchanē, machine
See mechanic in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Middle English, mechanical
Origin: , from Old French mecanique
Origin: , from Latin mēchanicus
Origin: , from Greek mēkhanikos
Origin: , from mēkhanē, machine, device; see magh- in Indo-European roots.
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