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Definition of "tradesman" []

  • A man engaged in retail trade. (noun)
  • A craftsman. (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 "tradesman" in a sentence
  • "Man for man, though, the highly-skilled Yorkshire tradesman, is better value, but there is no premium in efficiency."
  • "The French tradesman is a better window-dresser than the Englishman."
  • "The tradesman is cheated; – not by me, for I am cheated in my turn; nor (except indirectly) by Mr Norton, for it is his wife whom he defrauds."