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crafts·man

 (krăfts′mən)
n.
A man who practices a craft with great skill.

crafts′man·like′ adj.
crafts′man·ly adj.
crafts′man·ship′ n.

craftsman

(ˈkrɑːftsmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Crafts) a member of a skilled trade; someone who practises a craft; artisan
2. (Crafts) Also called: craftswoman (fem)an artist skilled in the techniques of an art or craft
ˈcraftsmanˌlike adj
ˈcraftsmanly adj
ˈcraftsmanˌship n

crafts•man

(ˈkræfts mən, ˈkrɑfts-)

n., pl. -men.
1. a person who is skilled in a craft; artisan.
2. an artist.
[1325–75]
crafts′man•like`, adj.
crafts′man•ly, adj.
crafts′man•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.craftsman - a professional whose work is consistently of high quality; "as an actor he was a consummate craftsman"
professional, professional person - a person engaged in one of the learned professions
2.craftsman - a creator of great skill in the manual arts; "the jewelry was made by internationally famous craftsmen"
creator - a person who grows or makes or invents things
3.craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraftcraftsman - 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)

craftsman

noun skilled worker, artisan, master, maker, wright, technician, artificer, smith The table in the kitchen was made by a local craftsman.
Translations
حِرَفيّصانِع، صاحِب حِرْفَه يَدَويّه
řemeslníkumělecmistr
håndværkerkunsthåndværker
ammattimieskäsityöläinen
zanatlija
handverksmaîur
職人
장인
rokodelec
hantverkare
ช่างฝีมือ
thợ thủ công

craftsman

[ˈkrɑːftsmən] N (craftsmen (pl)) → artesano m

craftsman

[ˈkrɑːftsmən] nartisan m

craftsman

n pl <-men> → Kunsthandwerker m; he’s a real craftsmaner ist ein echter Künstler

craftsman

[ˈkrɑːftsmən] n (-men (pl)) → artigiano

craft

(kraːft) noun
1. an art or skill. the craft of wood-carving.
2. (plural craft) a boat or ship. sailing craft.
3. cunning or trickery. craft and deceit.
ˈcrafty adjective
cunning and sly.
ˈcraftily adverb
ˈcraftiness noun
ˈcraftsman (ˈkraːftsmən) noun
a person skilled at making things (especially by hand).
ˈcraftsmanship (ˈkraːfts-) noun

craftsman

حِرَفيّ řemeslník håndværker Handwerker χειροτέχνης artesano ammattimies artisan zanatlija artigiano 職人 장인 ambachtsman håndverker rzemieślnik artesão ремесленник hantverkare ช่างฝีมือ usta thợ thủ công 工匠
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