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The Universal Dictionary

tinker

['tɪŋkə] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. лудильщик, медник, жестянщик

    2. плохой работник, "сапожник"

    3. попытка кое-как починить (что-л.)

    4. непослушный ребёнок

  2. гл.

    1. лудить, паять

    2. (tinker at) чинить (что-л.) кое-как, на скорую руку

    3. спорт.; жарг. бить, колошматить (в боксе)

Learning (En-Ru)

tinker

['tɪŋkə]

v

копаться, возиться

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Examples from texts

Then I met Zaleshoff looking like a hair-dresser's assistant, got up as fine as I don't know who, while I looked like a tinker.
Встречаю Залёжева, тот не мне чета, ходит как приказчик от парикмахера, и лорнет в глазу, а мы у родителя в смазных сапогах, да на постных щах отличались.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
The tinker smiled as he returned to his work.
Медник улыбнулся и продолжил свое занятие.
De Lint, Charles / The Riddle of the WrenДе Линт, Чарльз / Загадка поющих камней
Загадка поющих камней
Де Линт, Чарльз
The Riddle of the Wren
De Lint, Charles
© 1984 by Charles de Lint
"But now you must earn your keep," the tinker said.
– Но теперь вам придется отработать подарки, – сказал лудильщик.
De Lint, Charles / The Riddle of the WrenДе Линт, Чарльз / Загадка поющих камней
Загадка поющих камней
Де Линт, Чарльз
The Riddle of the Wren
De Lint, Charles
© 1984 by Charles de Lint
A sensible approach to pilot projects is that they each be allowed to tinker with one component of the process.
Разумный подход к пилотному проекту - разрешить изменить лишь одну составляющую процесса.
DeMarco, Tom,Lister, Timothy / Peopleware. Productive Projects and TeamsДемарко, Том,Листер, Тимоти / Человеческий фактор: успешные проекты и команды
Человеческий фактор: успешные проекты и команды
Демарко, Том,Листер, Тимоти
© Издательство Символ-Плюс, 2005
Peopleware. Productive Projects and Teams
DeMarco, Tom,Lister, Timothy
© 1999, 1987 by Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister.
If you make a brag of your honesty to me,' said the tinker, 'I'll knock your brains out.'
Если будешь хвастать своей честностью, я тебе голову проломлю! – сказал медник.
Dickens, Charles / David CopperfieldДиккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь Дэвида Копперфилда
Жизнь Дэвида Копперфилда
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
David Copperfield
Dickens, Charles
© CRW Publishing Limited 2004
Mr. Giles directed an appealing glance at the tinker; but he had suddenly fallen asleep.
Мистер Джайлс перевел умоляющий взгляд на лудильщика, но тот внезапно заснул.
Диккенс, Чарльз / Приключения Оливера ТвистаDickens, Charles / Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
Dickens, Charles
© 1990 by Random House, Inc.
Приключения Оливера Твиста
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1958
Should we tinker with the human gene?
Следует ли нам возиться с человеческим геном?
Toffler, Alvin / Future ShockТоффлер, Элвин / Шок Будущего
Шок Будущего
Тоффлер, Элвин
© Alvin Toffler, 1970
© Перевод. К. Бурмистров, 2001
© Перевод. Л. Бурмистрова, 2001
© Перевод. Е. Комарова, 2001
© Перевод. В. Кулагина-Ярцева, 2001
© Перевод. А. Микиша, 2001
© Перевод. А. Мирер, 2001
© Перевод. И. Москвина-Тарханова, 2001
© Перевод. Е. Руднева, 2001
© Перевод. Н. Хмелик, 2001
Future Shock
Toffler, Alvin
© 1970 by Alvin Toffler
'What lay are you upon?' asked the tinker.
– Чем промышляешь? – спросил медник.
Dickens, Charles / David CopperfieldДиккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь Дэвида Копперфилда
Жизнь Дэвида Копперфилда
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
David Copperfield
Dickens, Charles
© CRW Publishing Limited 2004
I know an old woman of sixty-five who ran away with a bald-headed young tinker once.
Я знал когда-то старушку шестидесяти пяти лет, которая сбежала с одним плешивым молодым жестянщиком.
Melville, Herman / Moby Dick Or The WhaleМелвилл, Герман / Моби Дик, или Белый Кит
Моби Дик, или Белый Кит
Мелвилл, Герман
© Издательство «Художественная литература», 1981
Moby Dick Or The Whale
Melville, Herman
© Northwestern University Press and The Newberry Library, 1988
The tinker whose tailgate they were borrowing for a perch was a dark, handsome man with a ring in each ear and a bright red scarf tied to the wrist of his left hand.
Хозяином фургона, на задке которого сидели подруги, был смуглый симпатичный парень с серьгами в ушах и ярко‑красной повязкой на запястье левой руки.
De Lint, Charles / The Riddle of the WrenДе Линт, Чарльз / Загадка поющих камней
Загадка поющих камней
Де Линт, Чарльз
The Riddle of the Wren
De Lint, Charles
© 1984 by Charles de Lint
The tinker stood by the door, staring down the hall to where he could see the front of the building.
Маркдж'н стоял у самой двери, откуда ему был виден холл и передняя часть здания.
De Lint, Charles / The Riddle of the WrenДе Линт, Чарльз / Загадка поющих камней
Загадка поющих камней
Де Линт, Чарльз
The Riddle of the Wren
De Lint, Charles
© 1984 by Charles de Lint
In fact, as a scion of the martial clan of Aono, he felt disgraced by having to fiddle with bandages and tinker with clysters!
Он, отпрыск воинственного рода Аоно, вынужден возиться с бинтами и к-клистирными трубками!
Акунин, Борис / ЛевиафанAkunin, Boris / Murder on the Leviathan
Murder on the Leviathan
Akunin, Boris
© 1998 Boris Akunin
© Andrew Bromfield, translation
Левиафан
Акунин, Борис
© В. Akunin, 2004
© Полный текст романа впервые был опубликован в издательстве "Захаров" в 1998 г.
© Издательство «ОЛMA-ПРЕСС». Издание и оформление, 2004
He shifted to "Tinker in the Kitchen."
Мэт затянул "Лудильщика на кухне".
Jordan, Robert / The Fires of HeavenДжордан, Роберт / Огни небес
Огни небес
Джордан, Роберт
The Fires of Heaven
Jordan, Robert
© 1993 by The Bandersnatch Group, Inc.
"There you clench the nail," returned the Tinker.
— Это вы в самую точку, — поддержал Жестянщик.
Dickens, Charles / Tom Tiddler's GroundДиккенс, Чарльз / Земля Тома Тиддлера
Земля Тома Тиддлера
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство «Художественная Литература», 1962 г.
Tom Tiddler's Ground
Dickens, Charles
© 2009 by Cosimo, Inc.
A man in a bright yellow coat stood near to Perrin's shoulder, a sword strapped to his back; in some way she knew that he was a Tinker, though no Tinker would even touch a sword.
У плеча Перрина стоит мужчина в ярко-желтом кафтане, за спиной незнакомца - меч. Откуда-то Эгвейн знала, что он - Лудильщик, но ведь ни один Лудильщик к мечу не притронется.
Jordan, Robert / The Fires of HeavenДжордан, Роберт / Огни небес
Огни небес
Джордан, Роберт
The Fires of Heaven
Jordan, Robert
© 1993 by The Bandersnatch Group, Inc.

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tinker1/9
'tɪŋkəNounлудильщик; медник; жестянщик

User translations

The part of speech is not specified

  1. 2.

    медник; жестянщик; лудильщик

    translation added by Евгений Жабаровский
    Bronze en-ru
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  2. 3.

    звоночек (колокольный, например)

    translation added by Светлана Митина
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  3. 4.

    озорник + ещё масса других значений, поэтому проще посмотреть в словаре

    translation added by Olga Blagova
    Gold en-ru
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Collocations

tinker about
возиться с техникой
not to give a tinker's cuss
наплевать
not to give a tinker's cuss
не волноваться
I don't care a tinker's curse
мне совершенно наплевать

Word forms

tinker

noun
SingularPlural
Common casetinkertinkers
Possessive casetinker'stinkers'

tinker

verb
Basic forms
Pasttinkered
Imperativetinker
Present Participle (Participle I)tinkering
Past Participle (Participle II)tinkered
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I tinkerwe tinker
you tinkeryou tinker
he/she/it tinkersthey tinker
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am tinkeringwe are tinkering
you are tinkeringyou are tinkering
he/she/it is tinkeringthey are tinkering
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have tinkeredwe have tinkered
you have tinkeredyou have tinkered
he/she/it has tinkeredthey have tinkered
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been tinkeringwe have been tinkering
you have been tinkeringyou have been tinkering
he/she/it has been tinkeringthey have been tinkering
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I tinkeredwe tinkered
you tinkeredyou tinkered
he/she/it tinkeredthey tinkered
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was tinkeringwe were tinkering
you were tinkeringyou were tinkering
he/she/it was tinkeringthey were tinkering
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had tinkeredwe had tinkered
you had tinkeredyou had tinkered
he/she/it had tinkeredthey had tinkered
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been tinkeringwe had been tinkering
you had been tinkeringyou had been tinkering
he/she/it had been tinkeringthey had been tinkering
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will tinkerwe shall/will tinker
you will tinkeryou will tinker
he/she/it will tinkerthey will tinker
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be tinkeringwe shall/will be tinkering
you will be tinkeringyou will be tinkering
he/she/it will be tinkeringthey will be tinkering
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have tinkeredwe shall/will have tinkered
you will have tinkeredyou will have tinkered
he/she/it will have tinkeredthey will have tinkered
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been tinkeringwe shall/will have been tinkering
you will have been tinkeringyou will have been tinkering
he/she/it will have been tinkeringthey will have been tinkering
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would tinkerwe should/would tinker
you would tinkeryou would tinker
he/she/it would tinkerthey would tinker
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be tinkeringwe should/would be tinkering
you would be tinkeringyou would be tinkering
he/she/it would be tinkeringthey would be tinkering
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have tinkeredwe should/would have tinkered
you would have tinkeredyou would have tinkered
he/she/it would have tinkeredthey would have tinkered
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been tinkeringwe should/would have been tinkering
you would have been tinkeringyou would have been tinkering
he/she/it would have been tinkeringthey would have been tinkering
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am tinkeredwe are tinkered
you are tinkeredyou are tinkered
he/she/it is tinkeredthey are tinkered
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being tinkeredwe are being tinkered
you are being tinkeredyou are being tinkered
he/she/it is being tinkeredthey are being tinkered
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been tinkeredwe have been tinkered
you have been tinkeredyou have been tinkered
he/she/it has been tinkeredthey have been tinkered
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was tinkeredwe were tinkered
you were tinkeredyou were tinkered
he/she/it was tinkeredthey were tinkered
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being tinkeredwe were being tinkered
you were being tinkeredyou were being tinkered
he/she/it was being tinkeredthey were being tinkered
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been tinkeredwe had been tinkered
you had been tinkeredyou had been tinkered
he/she/it had been tinkeredthey had been tinkered
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be tinkeredwe shall/will be tinkered
you will be tinkeredyou will be tinkered
he/she/it will be tinkeredthey will be tinkered
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been tinkeredwe shall/will have been tinkered
you will have been tinkeredyou will have been tinkered
he/she/it will have been tinkeredthey will have been tinkered