Definition

(Noun) A person (especially an artist, writer, etc.) who constructs or creates something from a diverse range of materials or sources; the creator of a bricolage.

In Context

“French structuralist Claude Lévi-Strauss (1966) once referred to the human mind as like a bricoleur or tinkerer, the sort of handyman who could fix or make things out of whatever bits and scraps of material happened to be around.”

Wendy Griswold, Cultures and Societies in a Changing World, Third Edition, 2008.