craftsperson

noun
crafts·per·son | \ˈkraf(t)s-ˌpər-sᵊn \

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at the fair you should be able to find a craftsperson who can design and make a 19th-century style sunbonnet

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Approximately 100 juried artists and craftspersons will sell their works. Courant Community, "Community News For The Valley Edition," 11 Sep. 2017 Approximately 100 juried artists and craftspersons will sell their works. Courant Community, "Community News For The Valley Edition," 29 Aug. 2017 Such fine detail could only have been turned out by a specialized craftsperson. National Geographic, "See the World’s Oldest Dress," 18 Feb. 2016

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1920, in the meaning defined above

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craftsperson

noun

English Language Learners Definition of craftsperson

: a person who makes beautiful objects by hand : a craftsman or craftswoman

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