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Definition of "journeyman" []

  • One who has fully served an apprenticeship in a trade or craft and is a qualified worker in another's employ. (noun)
  • An experienced and competent but undistinguished worker. (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 "journeyman" in a sentence
  • "At this point, as the name journeyman implies, you get some confidence-boosting independence and a significant pay raise."
  • "Before the term "journeyman" permanently affixed itself to his resume."
  • "• Canada starting pitcher Mike Johnson gives new meaning to the term journeyman righthander."