skilled workman


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Noun1.skilled workman - a worker who has acquired special skillsskilled workman - a worker who has acquired special skills
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
oceanaut, aquanaut - a skilled worker who can live in underwater installations and participate in scientific research
armorer, armourer - a worker skilled in making armor or arms; "a sword made by a famous English armorer"
aeronaut, airman, aviator, flier, flyer - someone who operates an aircraft
bread maker, baker - someone who bakes bread or cake
balloonist - someone who flies a balloon
slaughterer, butcher - a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market
calligrapher, calligraphist - someone skilled in penmanship
minter, moneyer, coiner - a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
cook - someone who cooks food
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
crew member, crewman - a member of a flight crew
cutter - someone whose work is cutting (as e.g. cutting cloth for garments)
dental hygienist - someone trained to provide preventive dental service (cleaning teeth or taking x-rays)
draftsman, draftsperson, draughtsman - a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
dyer - someone whose job is to dye cloth
editor, editor in chief - a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
electrician, linesman, lineman - a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
engraver - a skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
aesthetician, esthetician - a worker skilled in giving beauty treatments (manicures and facials etc.)
fisher, fisherman - someone whose occupation is catching fish
founder - a worker who makes metal castings
framer - someone who makes frames (as for pictures)
fumigator - someone whose job is to fumigate
galvaniser, galvanizer - a skilled worker who coats iron or steel with zinc
gilder - someone whose occupation is to apply an overlay of gold or gilt
grip - worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
harpooneer, harpooner - someone who launches harpoons
hunter, huntsman - someone who hunts game
indexer - someone who provides an index
laminator - a person who makes laminates (especially plastic laminates)
lobsterman - a person whose occupation is catching lobsters
lockkeeper, lockman, lockmaster - a worker in charge of a lock (on a canal)
mender, repairer, fixer - a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
funeral director, funeral undertaker, mortician, undertaker - one whose business is the management of funerals
mounter - a skilled worker who mounts pictures or jewels etc.
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
oilman - a worker who produces or sells petroleum
lens maker, optician - a worker who makes glasses for remedying defects of vision
painter - a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint
perfecter - a skilled worker who perfects something; "although not the inventor he must be recognized as the perfecter of this technique"
phlebotomist - someone who practices phlebotomy
plaiter - someone who plaits (hair or fabric etc.)
plasterer - a worker skilled in applying plaster
plater - a skilled worker who coats articles with a film of metal (usually silver or gold)
power worker, power-station worker - a worker at a power station
pressman, printer - someone whose occupation is printing
projectionist - the person who operates the projector in a movie house
refiner - one whose work is to refine a specific thing; "he was a sugar refiner"
preserver, refinisher, renovator, restorer - a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
riveter, rivetter - a worker who inserts and hammers rivets
router - a worker who routes shipments for distribution and delivery
References in classic literature ?
No tools will make a man a skilled workman, or master of defence, nor be of any use to him who has not learned how to handle them, and has never bestowed any attention upon them.
He was a weaver by trade; had been a skilled workman on tapestries and upholstery materials.
A skilled workman like he was (he said) wanted a journeyman under him.