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Definition of "tradespeople" [trades•peo•ple]

  • People engaged in retail trade. (noun-plural)
  • Skilled workers. (noun-plural)

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 "tradespeople" in a sentence
  • "I got the idea when I was in the process of renovating my own home, I found that although it was easy to get the phone number of tradespeople from the Golden Pages or friends of family, it wasn't so easy to progress from there."
  • "Many redtop and mid-market editors, if asked, would opt to be called tradespeople, not professionals."
  • "When I arrived the tradespeople were all excitedly gathered by the balcony watching the water."