Meaning of mechanic

me•chan•ic

Pronunciation: (mu-kan'ik), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who repairs and maintains machinery, motors, etc.: an automobile mechanic.
  2. a worker who is skilled in the use of tools, machines, equipment, etc.
  3. a person skilled in the dishonest handling of cards, dice, or other objects used in games of chance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: