Definition of craftsman
1 : a worker who practices a trade or handicraft
2 : one who creates or performs with skill or dexterity especially in the manual arts jewelry made by European craftsmen
craftsmanlikeplay \ˈkraf(t)s-mən-ˌlīk\ adjective
craftsmanlyplay \ˈkraf(t)s-mən-lē\ adjective
craftsmanshipplay \ˈkraf(t)s-mən-ˌship\ noun
Examples of craftsman in a Sentence
Skilled craftsmen carved the enormous mantel.
He is a master craftsman who works with marble.
As a writer he has developed into a true craftsman.
Recent Examples of craftsman from the Web
But for Tuesday night’s Fourth of July performance, Stamos debuted a brand new red, white and blue maple drum kit, custom made for him by craftsmen at Ludwig.
There is some mumbo-jumbo on Taco Guild’s website about master craftsmen and plate harmony.
St. Clair, on a mission to find the perfect craftsman for the job, hit the Florentine streets.
A craftsman at heart, Funke adds ingredients only when necessary.
The process is painstakingly slow, and involves the craftsman precisely matching up the two sock parts to ensure the seam is completely flat and smooth.
The Craftsman by Two Brothers in downtown Naperville is one of several businesses that has expressed an interest in obtaining a permit to serve alcohol at sidewalk cafes under an ordinance change approved Tuesday by the Naperville City Council.
A raffle drawing will be at 4 p.m. for a three-foot cedar planter that's also a replica of a train engine made by Midlothian craftsman Scott Schultz.
Stevens, until the war known as a master craftsman of slick comedies and musicals, made you-are-there documentaries in the European theater.
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First Known Use of craftsman
CRAFTSMAN Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of craftsman for Students
1 : a person who works at a trade or handicraft
2 : a highly skilled worker
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