New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: stinker · thinker · linker · sinker · tanker · tinder · tinner · blinker · drinker · sticker
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tinker

1. noun itinerant, Traveller2. noun naughty child3. noun pot mender4. noun in order to fix sth etc5. verb in order to fix sth etc
phrases
1 noun pejorative itinerant, Travellertincéir pejorative masc3  c m u 2 noun informal naughty childdiabhal beagdiabhailín  c m ubligeairdín  c m u
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3 noun pot mendertincéir masc3  c m u 4 noun in order to fix sth etcto have a tinker with sth bheith ag tincéireacht le rud, bheith ag útamáil le rud 5 verb in order to fix sth etc INTRANSITIVEbheith ag tincéireachtto tinker with sth bheith ag tincéireacht le rud, tincéireacht a dhéanamh ar rudhe started to tinker around with the engine thosaigh sé ag tincéireacht leis an inneallthey started to tinker with human genes thosaigh siad ag útamáil le géinte daonna
phrases

to not give a tinker's curse

(also

to not give a tinker's damn

, to not give a tinker's cuss

) informal I don't give a tinker's curse is ríchuma liom, is cuma liom sa diabhal very informal, is cuma liom sa sioc informalthey didn't give a tinker's damn about the implications ba ríchuma leo faoi na himpleachtaí, ba chuma sa diabhal leo faoi na himpleachtaí very informal

not worth a tinker's damn

(also

not worth a tinker's cuss

) informalit isn't worth a tinker's damn ní fiú faic na ngrást é, ní fiú tráithnín é, ní fiú cac an diabhail é very informal