[krafts-pee-puh l, krahfts-]

plural noun

craftsmen and craftswomen collectively.

Nearby words

  1. craftint,
  2. crafts,
  3. craftsman,
  4. craftsmanly,
  5. craftsmanship,
  6. craftsperson,
  7. craftswoman,
  8. craftwork,
  9. crafty,
  10. crag

Origin of craftspeople


[krafts-pur-suh n, krahfts-]


a person who practices or is highly skilled in a craft; artisan.

Origin of craftsperson

First recorded in 1970–75; crafts(man) + -person

Usage note

See -person. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019