tradesman


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trades·man

 (trādz′mən)
n.
1. A man who practices a manual trade.
2. A man who is a merchant.

tradesman

(ˈtreɪdzmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Commerce) a man engaged in trade, esp a retail dealer
2. (Commerce) a skilled worker
ˈtradesˌwoman fem n

trades•man

(ˈtreɪdz mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a person engaged in trade.
2. a worker skilled in a particular craft; artisan; craftsman.
3. Chiefly Brit. a shopkeeper.
[1590–1600]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tradesman - a merchant who owns or manages a shoptradesman - a merchant who owns or manages a shop
tradespeople - people engaged in trade
dry cleaner, cleaner - the operator of dry-cleaning establishment
florist - someone who grows and deals in flowers; "the florist made up an attractive bouquet"
hosier - a tradesman who sells hosiery and (in England) knitwear
merchandiser, merchant - a businessperson engaged in retail trade
newsagent, newsdealer, newsstand operator, newsvendor - someone who sells newspapers
tobacconist - a retail dealer in tobacco and tobacco-related articles

tradesman

noun craftsman, workman, artisan, journeyman, skilled worker I would have made a good tradesman - particularly a carpenter.

tradesman

noun
A person engaged in buying and selling:
Translations
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fagmandhandlende
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tradesman

[ˈtreɪdzmən] N (tradesmen (pl)) (= shopkeeper) → tendero m; (= roundsman) → repartidor m, proveedor m; (= artisan) → artesano m
tradesman's entranceentrada f de servicio

tradesman

[ˈtreɪdzmən] n
(= shopkeeper) → commerçant m
(= skilled worker) → ouvrier m qualifiétrades union n
see trade unionTrades Union Congress n association des principaux syndicats britanniquestrade surplus nexcédent m commercialtrade talks nplnégociations fpl commercialestrade union nsyndicat mtrade unionism nsyndicalisme mtrade unionist nsyndicaliste mftrade wind [ˌtreɪdˈwɪnd] nalizé m

tradesman

[ˈtreɪdzmən] n (-men (pl)) → fornitore m; (shopkeeper) → negoziante m
tradesman's entrance → ingresso per i fornitori or di servizio

trade

(treid) noun
1. the buying and selling of goods. Japan does a lot of trade with Britain.
2. (a) business, occupation, or job. He's in the jewellery trade.
verb
1. (often with in or with) to buy and sell. They made a lot of money by trading; They trade in fruit and vegetables.
2. to exchange. I traded my watch for a bicycle.
ˈtrader noun
a person who trades.
ˈtrademark, ˈtradename nouns
an officially registered mark or name belonging to a particular company, and not to be used by anyone else, that is put on all goods made by the company.
ˈtradesman (ˈtreidz-) noun
1. a shopkeeper.
2. a workman in a skilled job. My husband cannot mend the television-set – I'll have to send for a tradesman.
trade(s) union
a group of workers of the same trade who join together to bargain with employers for fair wages, better working conditions etc.
trade(s) unionist a member of a trade(s) union (noun trade(s) unionism
).
trade wind
a wind that blows towards the equator (from the north-east and south-east).
trade in to give (something) as part-payment for something else: We decided to trade in our old car and get a new one ( noun ˈtrade-in)
References in classic literature ?
Velvet garments sombre but rich, stiffly plaited ruffs and bands, embroidered gloves, venerable beards, the mien and countenance of authority, made it easy to distinguish the gentleman of worship, at that period, from the tradesman, with his plodding air, or the laborer, in his leathern jerkin, stealing awe-stricken into the house which he had perhaps helped to build.
The city inspector of sidewalks was a barkeeper at the War Whoop Cafe--and maybe he could make it uncomfortable for any tradesman who did not stand in with Scully!
Then the tradesman does not pay a part of it-- the purchaser pays all of it?
She proved to be the daughter of a tradesman, rich enough to afford her the comfortable maintenance which had ever been hers, and decent enough to have always wished for concealment.
Yes; he did not stay many minutes in the house: Missis was very high with him; she called him afterwards a 'sneaking tradesman.
Any tradesman in England who had seen him at that moment would have trusted him on the spot.
It would be no pleasure to a London tradesman to sell anything which was what he pretended it was.
It was not necessary to explain everywhere that I had come into a handsome property; but whenever I said anything to that effect, it followed that the officiating tradesman ceased to have his attention diverted through the window by the High-street, and concentrated his mind upon me.
His upper part might have belonged to a small well-to-do tradesman, while his lower bore marks of recent bricklaying.
A tradesman who described himself as a "monumental mason" furnished a book of tomb designs, and Mr.
Take for example an equilateral Triangle -- who represents with us a Tradesman of the respectable class.
A man was introduced of simple mien, who had the appearance of a tradesman.