Detailed Translations for tinkering from English to Dutch


tinkering [the ~] noun

  1. the tinkering (fiddling; pottering; niggling)
    knutselen; het knutselwerk; het geknutsel; de knutselarij
  2. the tinkering (bungling; fiddling)
    het gebroddel; het geklungel

Translation Matrix for tinkering:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
gebroddel bungling; fiddling; tinkering
geklungel bungling; fiddling; tinkering
geknutsel fiddling; niggling; pottering; tinkering
knutselarij fiddling; niggling; pottering; tinkering
knutselen fiddling; niggling; pottering; tinkering
knutselwerk fiddling; niggling; pottering; tinkering botch job; bungle; bungling; bungling work; shoddy work
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
knutselen mess around; potter; tinker

Related Words for "tinkering":

Wiktionary Translations for tinkering:

Cross Translation:
tinkering doe-het-zelf bricolageactivité manuelle visant à réparer, ou fabriquer des petits objets.

tinkering form of tinker:

to tinker verb (tinkers, tinkered, tinkering)

  1. to tinker
    knutselen; sleutelen
    • knutselen verb (knutsel, knutselt, knutselde, knutselden, geknutseld)
    • sleutelen verb (sleutel, sleutelt, sleutelde, sleutelden, gesleuteld)
  2. to tinker (potter; mess around)
    knutselen; fröbelen; prutsen
    • knutselen verb (knutsel, knutselt, knutselde, knutselden, geknutseld)
    • fröbelen verb (fröbel, fröbelt, fröbelde, fröbelden, gefröbeld)
    • prutsen verb (pruts, prutst, prutste, prutsten, geprutst)
  3. to tinker (bungle)
    verwarren; haspelen; tot een warboel maken
  4. to tinker (bungle)
    • verprutsen verb (verpruts, verprutst, verprutste, verprutsten, verprutst)
  5. to tinker (mess about; muddle; muddle on)
    prutsen; aanmodderen; rommelen
    • prutsen verb (pruts, prutst, prutste, prutsten, geprutst)
    • rommelen verb (rommel, rommelt, rommelde, rommelden, gerommeld)

Conjugations for tinker:

  1. tinker
  2. tinker
  3. tinkers
  4. tinker
  5. tinker
  6. tinker
simple past
  1. tinkered
  2. tinkered
  3. tinkered
  4. tinkered
  5. tinkered
  6. tinkered
present perfect
  1. have tinkered
  2. have tinkered
  3. has tinkered
  4. have tinkered
  5. have tinkered
  6. have tinkered
past continuous
  1. was tinkering
  2. were tinkering
  3. was tinkering
  4. were tinkering
  5. were tinkering
  6. were tinkering
  1. shall tinker
  2. will tinker
  3. will tinker
  4. shall tinker
  5. will tinker
  6. will tinker
continuous present
  1. am tinkering
  2. are tinkering
  3. is tinkering
  4. are tinkering
  5. are tinkering
  6. are tinkering
  1. be tinkered
  2. be tinkered
  3. be tinkered
  4. be tinkered
  5. be tinkered
  6. be tinkered
  1. tinker!
  2. let's tinker!
  3. tinkered
  4. tinkering
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

tinker [the ~] noun

  1. the tinker
    de ketellapper

Translation Matrix for tinker:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
ketellapper tinker
knutselen fiddling; niggling; pottering; tinkering
- Scomber japonicus; chub mackerel; tinkerer
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aanmodderen mess about; muddle; muddle on; tinker
fröbelen mess around; potter; tinker
haspelen bungle; tinker reel; reel in; wind; wind up
knutselen mess around; potter; tinker
prutsen mess about; mess around; muddle; muddle on; potter; tinker botch; bungle
rommelen mess about; muddle; muddle on; tinker grope about; rummage about; rummage around
sleutelen tinker
tot een warboel maken bungle; tinker
verprutsen bungle; tinker
verwarren bungle; tinker unnerve someone; unsettle someone; upset someone
- fiddle; mess around; monkey; monkey around; muck about; muck around; potter; putter

Related Words for "tinker":

Synonyms for "tinker":

Related Definitions for "tinker":

  1. small mackerel found nearly worldwide1
  2. formerly a person (traditionally a Gypsy) who traveled from place to place mending pots and kettles and other metal utensils as a way to earn a living1
  3. a person who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts1
  4. try to fix or mend1
    • Can you tinker with the T.V. set--it's not working right1
  5. do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly1
  6. work as a tinker or tinkerer1

Wiktionary Translations for tinker:

  1. beroep|nld handwerksman die ketels herstelde, vooral rondreizend koperslager
  1. zelf voorwerpen uit liefhebberij vervaardigen met gebruik van gereedschap als hamer, zaag en schaaf

Cross Translation:
tinker ketellapper Kesselflicker — va.|: Handwerker, der Kessel repariert und flickt