woodcutter

noun
wood·​cut·​ter | \ ˈwu̇d-ˌkə-tər How to pronounce woodcutter (audio) \

Definition of woodcutter

: one that cuts wood

Examples of woodcutter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Down the row is woodcutter David Fortenberry who creates cutting boards, Lazy Susans and his most-popular product: the bow knife. Lee Roop | Lroop@al.com, al, "These Alabama artists got what they needed most: a show," 5 Dec. 2020 Chainsaw chain travels around the bar at about 70 miles an hour, and professional woodcutters do everything possible to maintain a high cutting speed. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, "The Ultimate Guide To Cutting and Splitting Firewood," 6 Nov. 2019 Know Your Chain Chainsaw chain travels around the bar at about 70 miles an hour, and professional woodcutters do everything possible to maintain a high cutting speed. Roy Berendson, Popular Mechanics, "The Ultimate Guide To Cutting and Splitting Firewood," 28 Sep. 2018 Farmers with oxen gather fruit and tend vineyards in one panel, and Dionysus and other gods help woodcutters chop down trees in another. Kiona N. Smith, Ars Technica, "Ancient “comic strip” depicts the founding of a Roman city," 10 Oct. 2018 His family had been woodcutters, and, for him, becoming a horticulturist was a kind of karmic reparation. Brooke Jarvis, The New Yorker, "The Obsessive Search for the Tasmanian Tiger," 16 Jan. 2012 Add a stable, a town hall, a woodcutter, et cetera. Hayden Dingman, PCWorld, "This week in games: Dead Island 2 revival, Kingdom Come: Deliverance DLC and Shenmue on PC," 6 July 2018 Her husband, a woodcutter, can hardly find any work. Washington Post, "For Yemeni mothers, skipped meals and gnawing stomachs," 3 May 2018 Her husband, a woodcutter, could make the equivalent of $4 a day. Washington Post, "In Yemen, a mother’s quest to save her baby from starvation," 5 May 2018

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First Known Use of woodcutter

1600, in the meaning defined above

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“Woodcutter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woodcutter. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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woodcutter

noun

English Language Learners Definition of woodcutter

old-fashioned : a person whose job is to chop down trees and cut wood

woodcutter

noun
wood·​cut·​ter | \ ˈwu̇d-ˌkə-tər How to pronounce woodcutter (audio) \

Kids Definition of woodcutter

: a person who cuts wood especially as an occupation

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