workmanlike

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adjective work·man·like \ˈwərk-mən-ˌlīk\

Definition of workmanlike

  1. :  characterized by the skill and efficiency typical of a good workman workmanlike thoroughness; also :  competent and skillful but not outstanding or original an adequate … reporter who turned out workmanlike copy — Tom Clancy

Examples of workmanlike in a sentence

  1. He did a workmanlike job on the boat.

  2. She showed workmanlike thoroughness in everything she did.

1600

First Known Use of workmanlike

1600



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