anglesmith

noun

Definition of anglesmith 

1 : one who bends and welds metal to form angular shapes (as angle irons or brackets)

2 : a worker who shapes steel structural members especially for use in shipbuilding and repair

called also slabman

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of anglesmith

1877, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for anglesmith

angle entry 3 + smith

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about anglesmith

Share anglesmith

Statistics for anglesmith

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for anglesmith

The first known use of anglesmith was in 1877

See more words from the same year

Comments on anglesmith

What made you want to look up anglesmith? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to make amends

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!