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  • n. A person who putters

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who putters about


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  • A self-described life-long "putterer", he enjoyed working on lawnmowers, irrigation systems for the gardens, and whatever projects his children or grandchildren brought him.


  • So theres this one amateur putterer who saw this thing one time.

    Gold of Kings

  • Dr. Melendy warned readers against hiring anyone who was “croaker” or a “putterer,” saying that they ought to be either “married or widowed.”

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • I love to read, I am fond of music and films, and I'm a consummate putterer.

    While Other People Sleep

  • In his insistence upon solidity and exactitude he went beyond the point of careful workmanship and became a putterer.

    The Man from the Bitter Roots

  • Poor old Whinnie, I'm afraid, is more a putterer than a plowman.

    The Prairie Mother

  • My new aspiration is to become a part-time explorer / part-time putterer within the next 3-5 years.

  • I finally figured out what I want to be when I grow up: part-time explorer, part-time putterer A new article is posted each day on Blunt Money, where you get plain talk about money and personal finance.

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