grease monkey


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grease monkey

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

n
(Automotive Engineering) informal a mechanic, esp one who works on cars or aircraft
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grease′ mon`key


n.
Slang.
a mechanic, esp. one who works on automobiles or airplanes.
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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
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