craftsperson

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

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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
Recent Examples on the Web As a craftsperson, Eastwood brings the goods to Richard Jewell. Stephanie Zacharek, Time, "Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell Tries to Raise Up the Little Guy. But It Takes Unnecessary Shots in the Process," 10 Dec. 2019 Jayne was an extraordinary homemaker, baker, and craftsperson. courant.com, "Jayne P. Chesterton," 3 Nov. 2019 Or, the craftsperson is semi-skilled and apathetic. Manavi Kapur, Quartz India, "India needs to focus on the domestic market, not exports, to save its artisans," 1 Nov. 2019 Female filmmakers and craftspersons make up 40 percent of the 2020 nominees, a new high for Cinema Eye. Annie Howard, The Hollywood Reporter, "Cinema Eye Honors: 'American Factory,' 'Apollo 11' Lead Nominees," 7 Nov. 2019 Set along the idyllic Riverwalk in downtown Northfield, nearly 70 fine artists and craftspersons sell their work — ceramics, jewelry, paintings, fiber, wood and steel — offering something for everyone. Nancy Ngo, Twin Cities, "Find inspiration and solutions at these home, garden and art tours," 28 Sep. 2019 The results are different each time, depending on the craftsperson’s command of the trowel and intention. oregonlive.com, "2019 Street of Dreams: A modern farmhouse with a Tuscan twist and water-wise landscaping," 13 Aug. 2019 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

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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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22 Dec 2019

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“Craftsperson.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/craftsperson. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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craftsperson

noun
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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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