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1. One who works or manufactures objects, especially utensils, in copper.
2. A brightly colored bird (Megalaima haemacephala) of South and Southeast Asia, characterized by its ringing metallic call.


1. (Metallurgy) a person who works copper or copper alloys
2. (Animals) an Asian barbet (a bird), Megalaima haemacephala, the call of which has a ringing metallic note


(ˈkɒp ərˌsmɪθ)

a person who works in copper.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coppersmith - someone who makes articles from coppercoppersmith - someone who makes articles from copper
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft


[ˈkɒpəsmɪθ] Ncobrero/a m/f
References in classic literature ?
Pip, dear old chap, life is made of ever so many partings welded together, as I may say, and one man's a blacksmith, and one's a whitesmith, and one's a goldsmith, and one's a coppersmith.
Tell the Coppersmith, Darzee, and he will tell the garden that Nagaina is dead.
The Coppersmith is a bird who makes a noise exactly like the beating of a little hammer on a copper pot; and the reason he is always making it is because he is the town crier to every Indian garden, and tells all the news to everybody who cares to listen.
Pradon, master-brazier and coppersmith in Paris, Rue Farm- Garlin, who died last year.
He might have been a coppersmith, and still been musical.
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Women in Public Relations(WWPR) proudly announced three inspiring communications professionals as the 2015 Emerging Leaders Awards honorees: Sarah Coppersmith, Emily Rasowsky and Shannon Toher.
Alexander the Coppersmith returned to the fray in 1737, now to fulminate against the clique that controlled the corporation of Cork.
The 53-year-old coppersmith was about to give up on his project when the shy bird duly obliged.
Sample this: " The call of the coppersmith barbet is similar to the sound a coppersmith makes, hammering away at its utensils, hence the name".
COPPER TONES: Installing a Native Trails farmhouse sink ($2,825) in the kitchen is akin to adding a work of art, Each sink is handmade from recycled materials in Central Mexico, a region known for its coppersmith heritage.
As a coppersmith, he remembers being sent up the water tower to check the pipes.
AoI keep working as a coppersmith because I donAAEt know what else to do.