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Definition of "coppersmith" [cop•per•smith]

  • One who works or manufactures objects, especially utensils, in copper. (noun)
  • A brightly colored bird (Megalaima haemacephala) of southeast Asia, characterized by its ringing metallic call. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "coppersmith" in a sentence
  • "The green barbets also call spasmodically throughout the month, chiefly in the early morning and the late afternoon, but the only note uttered by the coppersmith is a soft _wow_."
  • "The coppersmith is the most familiar member of the clan."
  • "_tonk_, _tonk_, _tonk_ of the coppersmith, which is uttered so persistently in the day-time."