Simple Definition of artisan
: a person who is skilled at making things by hand
Examples of artisan in a sentence
They sell rugs made by local artisans.
<we visited a re-created 19th-century New England village that features an array of artisans—a cooper, a carpenter, a blacksmith, a potter, a glassblower>
Origin of artisan
Middle French, from northern Italian dialect form of Tuscan artigiano, from arte art, from Latin art-, ars
First Known Use: 1538
ARTISAN Defined for Kids
Definition of artisan for Students
: a person who makes things by using skill with the hands
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