locksmith locksmith  /ˈlɑks ˌmɪθ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who makes or repairs locks

Usage(s):

  1. Yes, these locks can be jimmied, but New York City locksmith Frank Persico thinks they're still worth it.
  2. As she grew to childhood, the locksmith's daughter knew her father's friend, the future Dictator of Russia, by his Georgian nicknames.
  3. Back to town went the tax collector and returned with a locksmith.

News

  1. Evictions Gone Bad: Here's a riddle: What do a...

    Here's a riddle: What do a ceramic frog, locksmith, and screwdriver have in common? They were all present at a Staten Island eviction-turned-brawl. A landlord was waiting for the city marshall to evict his tenants for not paying rent when...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Curbed New York

  2. Locksmith bait-and-switch popping up again in Vegas

    The Better Business Bureau says over the past year it received more than 40 complaints about locksmiths overcharging customers who complained they were quoted a small price, which ended up...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: News 3 Las Vegas

  3. For Security Purposes Only, Seattle Metro Locksmith, Hawk Locksmith Is Now Offering New Summer Coupons

    Hawk Locksmith, a Seattle metro locksmith, is now offering new coupons to save customers money this summer. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10839254.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. Lindsay added on her page on the social networking site: "it was NOT the house of Samantha Ronson that a locksmith came to... and by the way-who cares?? THERE ARE MORE IMPORTANT THINGS GOING ON IN THIS WORLD THAN A LOCKSMITH @ A HOUSE. TURN ON THE...
    on Jul 9, 2009 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: TVNZ

  2. "In terms of a locksmith, for example, I would think everyone would want to ensure that a locksmith doing work at their place wasn't a criminal," Mr Beattie said.
    on Nov 22, 2006 By: Peter Beattie Source: The Australian

  3. That was when the March issue of ESPN: The Magazine hit the stands, with a story ("The Substitute") on Clottey that described DeJesus as a "part-time locksmith and long-time boxing satellite" and conveyed the distinct impression that as he heads...
    on Mar 8, 2010 By: Joshua Clottey Source: Joy Online

Word of the Day
fathom fathom
/ˈfæ ðəm /