craftsman

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noun crafts·man \ˈkraf(t)s-mən\

Definition of craftsman

  1. 1 :  a worker who practices a trade or handicraft

  2. 2 :  one who creates or performs with skill or dexterity especially in the manual arts <jewelry made by European craftsmen>

craftsmanlike

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craftsmanly

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craftsmanship

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Examples of craftsman in a sentence

  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.

13th Century

First Known Use of craftsman

13th century


CRAFTSMAN Defined for English Language Learners

craftsman

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noun crafts·man \ˈkraf(t)s-mən\

Definition of craftsman for English Language Learners

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

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


CRAFTSMAN Defined for Kids

craftsman

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noun crafts·man \ˈkrafts-mən\

Definition of craftsman for Students

plural

craftsmen

\-mən\
  1. 1 :  a person who works at a trade or handicraft

  2. 2 :  a highly skilled worker



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