crafts·​per·​son | \ ˈkraf(t)s-ˌpər-sᵊn How to pronounce craftsperson (audio) \

Definition of craftsperson

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Examples of craftsperson in a Sentence

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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While Ellis and her designer avoided major roadblocks during there weren’t any major challenges throughout the renovation, wall removal did cause some slight molding damage that needed to be fixed by a craftsperson. Samantha Weiss Hills, Curbed, "“Every morning, I wake up and notice something new about it”," 3 Dec. 2018 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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First Known Use of craftsperson

1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of craftsperson was in 1920

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English Language Learners Definition of craftsperson

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

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