draftsman

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noun drafts·man \ˈdraf(t)-smən, ˈdräf(t)-\

Definition of draftsman

  1. 1 :  a person who draws plans and sketches (as of machinery or structures)

  2. 2 :  a person who draws legal documents or other writings

  3. 3 :  an artist who excels in drawing

draftsmanly

play \-lē\ adjective

draftsmanship

play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of draftsman in a sentence

  1. Her use of color is not outstanding, but she is a first-rate draftsman.

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First Known Use of draftsman

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DRAFTSMAN Defined for English Language Learners

draftsman

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noun drafts·man \ˈdraf(t)-smən, ˈdräf(t)-\

Definition of draftsman for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to make drawings that will be used to make machines, buildings, etc.

  • : someone who writes an official or legal document (such as a law) based on the ideas that have been officially discussed

  • : an artist who draws well


Law Dictionary

draftsman

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noun drafts·man \ˈdrafts-mən\

Legal Definition of draftsman

  1. :  a person who prepares or composes legal or legislative documents

draftsmanship

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