- a checker, as used in the game of checkers.
- draftsman(defs 1–4).
Origin of draughtsman
- a person employed in making mechanical drawings, as of machines, structures, etc.
- a person who draws sketches, plans, or designs.
- an artist exceptionally skilled in drawing: Matisse was a superb draftsman.
- a person who draws up documents.
- draughtsman(def 1).
Origin of draftsman
Examples from the Web for draughtsman
Historical Examples of draughtsman
But this was done for no known reason but the caprice of the draughtsman.
Its one redeeming feature is the difficulty it presents to the draughtsman.
Thackeray's own opinion of his powers as a draughtsman is not easy to determine.
Since you have a painter for a friend, perhaps you yourself are a draughtsman.What Will He Do With It, Complete
If the writer speaks when he writes, and the draughtsman speaks when he draws.Picture and Text
- Also called (feminine): draughtswoman a person who practises or is qualified in mechanical drawing, employed to prepare detailed scale drawings of machinery, buildings, devices, etc
- Also called (feminine): draughtswoman a person skilled in drawing
- British any of the 12 flat thick discs used by each player in the game of draughtsUS and Canadian equivalent: checker