Definition of carpentry
1 : the art or trade of a carpenter; specifically : the art of shaping and assembling structural woodwork
2 : timberwork constructed by a carpenter
3 : the form or manner of putting together the parts (as of a literary or musical composition)
Examples of carpentry in a sentence
He learned carpentry from his father.
When the carpentry is finished, the cabinets will be installed.
First Known Use of carpentry
CARPENTRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of carpentry for English Language Learners
: the skill or work of making or fixing wooden objects or wooden parts of buildings : the skill of a carpenter or the work done by a carpenter
CARPENTRY Defined for Kids
Definition of carpentry for Students
: the skill or work of building or repairing wooden things
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