grease monkey

noun Slang.
a mechanic, especially one who works on automobiles or airplanes.

1905–10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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grease monkey
informal a mechanic, esp one who works on cars or aircraft

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Example sentences
Even if you're a grease monkey, she says, there's no reason you can't keep your fingernails clean.
Given enough time and money, any grease monkey can design a fuel-efficient, low-emissions car.
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