noun \ˈkraf(t)s-mən\

: a person (especially a man) who makes beautiful objects by hand

: a person (especially a man) who is very skilled at doing something

Full Definition of CRAFTSMAN

:  a worker who practices a trade or handicraft
:  one who creates or performs with skill or dexterity especially in the manual arts <jewelry made by European craftsmen>
crafts·man·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective
crafts·man·ly \-lē\ adjective
crafts·man·ship \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of CRAFTSMAN

  1. Skilled craftsmen carved the enormous mantel.
  2. He is a master craftsman who works with marble.
  3. As a writer he has developed into a true craftsman.

First Known Use of CRAFTSMAN

13th century


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