AskDefine | Define craftsman

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1 a professional whose work is consistently of high quality; "as an actor he was a consummate craftsman"
2 a creator of great skill in the manual arts; "the jewelry was made by internationally famous craftsmen" [syn: crafter]
3 a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft [syn: artisan, journeyman, artificer]

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see Craftsman



Crafts + man



  1. A male craftsperson.
    • 2005, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. 232d.
      And if someone wants to know how to make objections to actual craftsmen themselves on the subject of art in general or any particular art, there are published treatises available, as you know.

Related terms


male craftsperson
  • Czech: řemeslník
  • Dutch: vakman
  • French: artisan
  • German: Fachmann
  • Italian: artéfice
  • Kurdish:
    Sorani: وه‌ستا

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