grease monkey

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grease monkey

A mechanic, especially one who works on aircraft or automobiles. My parents were of course concerned when I decided to drop out of high school and become a grease monkey, but I love my job!
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grease monkey

n. a mechanic. I took my car to my favorite grease monkey who says I need a new something or other.
See also: grease, monkey
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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