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grease monkey

n. Slang
A mechanic, especially one who works on motor vehicles or aircraft.

grease monkey

n
(Automotive Engineering) informal a mechanic, esp one who works on cars or aircraft

grease′ mon`key


n.
Slang.
a mechanic, esp. one who works on automobiles or airplanes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grease monkey - someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobilesgrease monkey - someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
maintenance man, repairman, service man - a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
Translations
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Even before her savage evisceration of "grease monkeys" Tyrone and Kevin in the Rovers, Mary was far and away Weatherfield's funniest character.
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In it the UK's top five grease monkeys, whittled down from a list of one hundred A-level drop-outs (joking), all competed for the most coveted (no, not really) title in the motor industry.
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JORDAN'S nemesis,Jodie Marsh, is well used to being photographed and having her pictures put up on spotty students' walls and above grease monkeys' oily rags, but rarely is she fully clothed.