Agent noun of fix; one who, or that which, fixes. (noun)
A chemical (sodium thiosulfate) used in photographic development that fixes the image in place, preventing further chemical reactions. (noun)
A person who arranges immunity for defendants by tampering with the justice system via bribery or extortion, especially as a business endeavor for profit. (noun)
A person who assists foreign journalists in volatile countries, they often provide interpretation, personal connections, and transportation as a service. (noun)
Examples of word fixer
In Iraq and Afghanistan and a growing number of other places, the foreign correspondent would be a target with or without the fixer, but the fixer is a target because he or she is with the foreign correspondent.
No. The "fixer" is an employee of Khamal's, and Khamal is, I believe, an agent of the Iranian government.
Memo, the watch fixer, is close to the front of the line of venders.
The only money that ever changed hands in gathering this story was the standard rental for a motor boat and captain -- that was about $700; and the standard fee to a local freelance journalist, who we call a fixer, for his help in the reporting and translation, about $150 a day for that for three days.
Shortcut anyone with experience in fixer uppers in Mexico?