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What do you call a person or what is the job title for a person who can fix or repair anything?

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    Jack of all trades? Handyman (for males). – trw Mar 23 '15 at 6:40
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    @trw I would use handyman for both sexes. – Anonym Mar 23 '15 at 6:41
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    Colloquially, "Mr Fixit". – Erik Kowal Mar 23 '15 at 6:55
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    Why do you think there is a “correct” answer possible here? – tchrist Mar 23 '15 at 7:47
  • "Handyman" is the most common term. 150 or so years ago it was "tinkerer", I understand, but that term has since come to mean a hobbyist who tinkers around. – Hot Licks Mar 23 '15 at 13:18
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The word for such a person would be 'Handyman'.

  • Definition and a reference link would be welcome. – Centaurus Mar 23 '15 at 14:30
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As far as job titles: If you kept company with folks who live in rented apartments, in NY, you would often hear the phrase - "I have to call "The Super". Super is short for superintendent who is usually a resident of the building, hired by the property owner, to do household repairs for the tenants.

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