Tinker in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Tinker

(intransitive) To fiddle with something in an attempt to fix, mend or improve it, especially in an experimental or unskilled manner. | (intransitive) To work as a tinker. | An itinerant tinsmith and mender of household utensils made of metal.

Short Example Sentences for Tinker

  • 1. The tinker was on thorns. 🔊
  • 2. Then the tinker blood came out. 🔊
  • 3. The tinker never winked. 🔊
  • 4. Shows how the tinker brings up his donkeys! 🔊
  • 5. The tinker went his way. 🔊
  • 6. No tinker was ever yet astonished at anything. 🔊
  • 7. Though they were at table, the tinker went into the room. 🔊
  • 8. It sticks unless someone else begins to tinker again. 🔊
  • 9. Characterize Tinker in your own words. 🔊
  • 10. Mr. Tinker blushed and beamed. 🔊
  • 11. Till Tinker was six years old they were playmates. 🔊
  • 12. Did you think that Tinker would come back? 🔊
  • 13. Mr. Tinker was a joyous bachelor of forty-five. 🔊
  • 14. But the tinker trudged off home with his pack and his new purchase. 🔊
  • 15. So the tinker went to the king's castle. 🔊
  • 16. As a half-blood gypsy tinker he must have been self-contained and pleasant. 🔊
  • 17. Ed R. Tinker (E); 30Dec59; R249836. 🔊
  • 18. Ivan and Nikol remained behind and watched Hal tinker with the engine. 🔊
  • 19. The tinker lived with his wife in a "tramps' lodging-house" in the town. 🔊

How to use Tinker in Sentences?

  • 1. Why, what do you suppose she said when they told me it would take weeks to tinker me up? 🔊
  • 2. Warrender, having slipped on his overalls, kindled a lamp and went down to tinker with his engine. 🔊
  • 3. But soon a tinker knife scratched my cheek, and a tinker bludgeon rattled sorely against my head. 🔊
  • 4. As the tinker was devoted to his poor wife, so was Anselo and his dame devoted to their child. 🔊
  • 5. Besides, I knew naught of the tinker trade, and should have been sorely out of place. 🔊
  • 6. However Jonathan Tinker had fallen in his esteem as a man, he had even risen as literature. 🔊
  • 7. There came flitting in through the window with him his fairy, whose name was Tinker Bell. 🔊
  • 8. After a little thought Tinker accepted the invitation, and Sir Tancred lifted him into bed. 🔊
  • 9. The hardest captain that Jonathan Tinker ever sailed with was Captain Gooding of the Cape. 🔊
  • 10. Chronology and astronomy are forced to tinker up and reconcile, as well as they can, those uncertainties. 🔊
  • 11. Indeed, life as the wife of a travelling tinker whom she happened to love would have suited her very pleasantly. 🔊
  • 12. Well, with that sharp edge it won't be a hard thing to tinker up some kind of stretcher. 🔊
  • 13. And I never knew any human being to be more sincerely grateful than the tinker was for this kindness. 🔊
  • 14. The tinker started up in a fright to see what it could all mean, when all of a sudden the kettle resumed its former shape. 🔊
  • 15. Surely he was better employed in plying the trades of tinker and smith than in having recourse to vice, in running after milk-maids for example. 🔊
  • 16. The tinker and Anselo with his wife had judged wisely that we would be pleased with this picturesque couple. 🔊