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Definition of "craftsman" [crafts•man]

  • A man who practices a craft with great skill. (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 "craftsman" in a sentence
  • "A craftsman is typically his own worst critic, that is the way it should be."
  • "Kitchen work at that time was considered menial labour; perhaps if a cook became skilled enough he might be called a craftsman, but he would never be valued for his contribution in the same way as a lawyer or an architect is."
  • "If you know that, and contract a goblin craftsman, you should probably expect to abide by that concept."