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ar·ti·san

 (är′tĭ-zən, -sən)
n.
A person skilled in making a product by hand.
adj.
Made by hand or by traditional means and using high-quality ingredients; artisanal: artisan cheeses; artisan wine.

[Probably French, from Italian artigiano, from Vulgar Latin *artitiānus, from Latin artītus, skilled in the arts, past participle of artīre, to instruct in the arts, from ars, art-, art; see ar- in Indo-European roots.]

ar′ti·san·ship′ n.

artisan

(ˈɑːtɪˌzæn; ˌɑːtɪˈzæn)
n
1. a skilled workman; craftsman
2. (Professions) a skilled workman; craftsman
3. (Art Terms) obsolete an artist
[C16: from French, from Old Italian artigiano, from arte art1]
artisanal adj

ar•ti•san

(ˈɑr tə zən)

n.
a person skilled in an applied art; a craftsperson.
[1530–40; < Middle French < Upper Italian form of Tuscan artigiano]
ar′ti•san•al, adj.
ar′ti•san•ship`, n.
syn: See artist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.artisan - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraftartisan - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
beautician, cosmetician - someone who works in a beauty parlor
bookbinder - a worker whose trade is binding books
bricklayer - a craftsman skilled in building with bricks
clockmaker, clocksmith - someone whose occupation is making or repairing clocks and watches
coachbuilder - a craftsman who makes the bodies of motor vehicles
construction worker, hard hat - a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.
barrel maker, cooper - a craftsman who makes or repairs wooden barrels or tubs
coppersmith - someone who makes articles from copper
currier - a craftsman who curries leather for use
diemaker, diesinker, die-sinker - someone who makes dies
glassblower - someone skilled in blowing bottles from molten glass
glassworker, glazer, glazier, glass cutter, glass-cutter - someone who cuts flat glass to size
goldbeater, gold-beater - an artisan who beats gold into gold leaf
hairdresser, hairstylist, styler, stylist - someone who cuts or beautifies hair
luthier - a craftsman who makes stringed instruments (as lutes or guitars or violins)
machinist, mechanic, shop mechanic - a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
stonemason, mason - a craftsman who works with stone or brick
miller - someone who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)
paperer, paperhanger - one whose occupation is decorating walls with wallpaper
pipe fitter, plumber - a craftsman who installs and repairs pipes and fixtures and appliances
ceramicist, ceramist, potter, thrower - a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
rigger - someone who rigs ships
roofer - a craftsman who lays or repairs roofs
ropemaker, rope-maker, roper - a craftsman who makes ropes
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
steamfitter - a craftsman who installs and maintains equipment for ventilating or heating or refrigerating
tanner - a craftsman who tans skins and hides
animal stuffer, stuffer, taxidermist - a craftsman who stuffs and mounts the skins of animals for display
upholsterer - a craftsman who upholsters furniture
weaver - a craftsman who weaves cloth
welder - joins pieces of metal by welding them together
window dresser, window trimmer - someone who decorates shop windows
woodworker, woodman, woodsman - makes things out of wood
wright - someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)

artisan

noun craftsman, technician, mechanic, journeyman, artificer, handicraftsman, skilled workman They have been restored by a stonemason and artisan.
Translations
صانِع، صَنَائِعي
řemeslník
håndværker
handverksmaîur
amatininkas
amatnieks
el işçisizanaatkâr

artisan

[ˈɑːtɪzæn] Nartesano/a m/f

artisan

[ˈɑːrtɪzæn] nartisan(e) m/f

artisan

nHandwerker(in) m(f)

artisan

[ˈɑːtɪˌzæn] nartigiano/a

artisan

(ˈaːtizӕn) , ((American) -zn) noun
a skilled workman.
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