fixer : Definition, Usages, News and More

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fixer

fik ser

  • n  someone who intervenes with authorities for a person in trouble (usually using underhand or illegal methods for a fee)
  • n  a chemical compound that sets or fixes something (as a dye or a photographic image)
  • n  a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
  • n  synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction

  • A hood sings of point shaving "I'm the Boston College basketball fixer.
  • The fixer is seized and imprisoned.
  • He needs his own fixer, and nobody can do that job.
News & Articles

  • Ray Donovan: TV Review
    Liev Schreiber stars in creator Ann Biderman's tale centered on a Hollywood "fixer." read more
    June 12, 2013 - The Hollywood Reporter
  • Fixer-upper bargains? Kansas City has plentiful supply
    The area was the 32nd best market in the country for finding fixer-upper bargains, according to data collected by RealtyTrak, a housing research firm. RealtyTrak collected data nationwide on homes facing potential bank foreclosures that were built before 1960 with an estimated market value below $100,000.
    June 7, 2013 - The Kansas City Star
  • Midwest Cities Offer Consumers the Most Opportunity to Buy "Fixer Uppers"
    COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Ohio cities made the "Top 15 List" of cities where homebuyers can find fixer-upper bargains, according to a new report from RealtyTrac. Overall, ...
    June 7, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • Michelle Malkin in CNN
    To all of us who have worked as foreign reporters in frightening places, Pran reminds us of a special category of journalistic heroism - the local partner, the stringer, the interpreter, the driver, the fixer who knows the ropes, who makes your... Bill Keller http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Keller&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFj_Jp8Tw3ZWJurSbGcvoIUZ4V3ig International Herald Tribune http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/03/30/america/NA-GEN-US-Obit-Pran.php&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHu8ipvKYlkqJ3h06XJupq4sjqhUg Mar 30, 2008 37838 49064 fixer Blogger Michelle Malkin, in a story on the conservative Web site TownHall.com on Wednesday, said that if Hughes had more time, she probably would have remembered to ask Obama to fill up her gas tank, too." "The soul-fixer dutifully asked her...
  • Stephane Dion in CTV.ca
    I made my contribution to be a trouble-fixer, never a trouble-maker,Dion said in an interview.

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