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semiskilled

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adjective semi·skilled \ˌse-mē-ˈskild, ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi-\

Simple Definition of semiskilled

  • : having or requiring some training : having or requiring less training than skilled labor and more than unskilled labor

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of semiskilled

  1. :  having or requiring less training than skilled labor and more than unskilled labor

Examples of semiskilled in a sentence

  1. semiskilled and unskilled assembly workers



1916

First Known Use of semiskilled

1916

Rhymes with semiskilled


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