1. machinist, mechanic, shop mechanic, craftsman, artisan, journeyman, artificer

usage: a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools

2. automobile mechanic, auto-mechanic, car-mechanic, mechanic, grease monkey, repairman, maintenance man, service man

usage: someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles


1. mechanic, mechanical (vs. nonmechanical)

usage: resembling the action of a machine; "from blank to blank a threadless way I pushed mechanic feet"- Emily Dickenson

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