noun, plural crafts·men.
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Origin of craftsman
usage note for craftsman
OTHER WORDS FROM craftsmancrafts·man·like, adjectivecrafts·man·ly, adjectivecrafts·man·ship, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for craftsman
Beer was always a very local product, always a very honest expression of the skills of local craftsmen and the ingredients available to them.
At this, Busta Rhymes is a master craftsman and a true one-of-one.Busta Rhymes’ Teaches the Art of Bragging in This Week’s The Playlist|cmurray|December 4, 2020|Essence.com
It gave him, writes Sykes, “the ability to become his own craftsman.”
There are 17 processes herein, which collectively take four years for a craftsman to master.
A professional craftsman was recruited to build the rowboat.Victor Mooney’s Epic Adventure for His Dead Brother|Justin Jones|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The artist, instead of a mere craftsman, was beginning to be revered as something quite different.
People take for granted how skilled he was as a craftsman, the simplicity of the writing, and how naturally it came.Joe McGinniss: The Hide of an Alligator, And Then Some|Lloyd Grove|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A fine piece of woodwork is often spoiled by the amateur craftsman when starting a cut with a saw.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
"You're supposed to be our combination inventor-craftsman," he said to George.Space Prison|Tom Godwin
The reporter did something else which marked him as a craftsman.From Place to Place|Irvin S. Cobb
Perhaps the Homeric chief may have sometimes been a craftsman like the heroes of the Sagas, great sword-smiths.Homer and His Age|Andrew Lang
A more cunning craftsman than myself has told us that the less we track human life the more cheerily we shall speak of it.Tony Butler|Charles James Lever