What does the word machinist mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who makes or repairs machines.

Usage examples for machinist

  1. An English machinist examined it, approved it, and paid $ 250 for it, together with the right to use as many others in his own business as he might desire. – Great Inventions and Discoveries by Willis Duff Piercy
  2. If a machinist, know more than the boss. – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
  3. I was destined to remain at the camp for many weeks, and I cannot help testifying to the gratitude I feel to those lumber folk, especially Mr. and Mrs. Dunbar, Wells Bently, the storekeeper; Tom Fig, the machinist, and Archie McKennan, Leigh Stanton and James Greenan. – The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace