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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
References in classic literature ?
The legislator is a craftsman whose material is society and whose aim is the good life.
The analogy between the legislator and the craftsman on which Plato insists, breaks down because the legislator is dealing with men like himself, men who can to some extent conceive their own end in life and cannot be treated merely as means to the end of the legislator.
If, on the other hand, he should have hardened his heart against him, he could only go on his way and do the best he might by his skill as a craftsman and a scrivener.
Thus left to himself, Alleyne drew his panel of wood where the light of one of the torches would strike full upon it, and worked away with all the pleasure of the trained craftsman, listening the while to the talk which went on round the fire.
Out shuffled the lama to the main hall, and, the Curator beside him, went through the collection with the reverence of a devotee and the appreciative instinct of a craftsman.
And potter is angry with potter, and craftsman with craftsman, and beggar is jealous of beggar, and minstrel of minstrel.
Why are poets so apt to choose their mates, not for any similarity of poetic endowment, but for qualities which might make the happiness of the rudest handicraftsman as well as that of the ideal craftsman of the spirit?
cried the Tinker hastily, and in a deep voice like an angry bull, "thou didst see me come into thine inn, I, a staunch, honest craftsman, and never told me who my company was, well knowing thine own self who he was.
Now in a revised and expanded second edition, "Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture" provides complete working shop drawings for 61 classic furniture pieces.
Currently, only approximately 10% of Craftsman-branded products are sold outside of Sears Holdings and the agreement will enable Stanley Black and Decker to significantly increase Craftsman sales in these untapped channels.
Very few manufacturers went to the time and expense of adding Craftsman style pianos to their line and by the time these few makers added Craftsman design pianos to their product line, the Arts & Crafts movement seemed to fade away nearly as quickly as it came.
My fiance, Dave, and I rent a small, century-old Craftsman house here in Pasadena's landmark district Bungalow Heaven, home to more than 1,000 historic bungalows, most of them Craftsmans.