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Definition of "fixer" []

  • One that fixes: a fixer of radios. (noun)
  • Informal A person who uses influence or makes arrangements for another, especially by improper or unlawful means. (noun)
  • A chemical preservative used to fix a photographic image. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fixer" in a sentence
  • "In Iraq and Afghanistan and a growing number of other places, the foreign correspondent would be a target with or without the fixer, but the fixer is a target because he or she is with the foreign correspondent."
  • "No. The "fixer" is an employee of Khamal's, and Khamal is, I believe, an agent of the Iranian government."
  • "Memo, the watch fixer, is close to the front of the line of venders."