[han-dee-krafts-muh n, -krahfts-]

noun, plural hand·i·crafts·men.

a person skilled in a handicraft; craftsman.

Origin of handicraftsman

First recorded in 1545–55; handicraft + 's1 + man1
Related formshand·i·crafts·man·ship, noun

Usage note

See -man.
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Related Words for handicraftsman

operator, worker, machinist, craftsman, artisan, artificer, handicraftsman

Examples from the Web for handicraftsman

Historical Examples of handicraftsman

  • It was handicraftsman speaking critically and appreciatively of handicraftsman.

  • I am the son of a handicraftsman, I must labor long yet over thy happiness and my own.

    In Vain

    Henryk Sienkiewicz

  • Your people love art but do not sufficiently honour the handicraftsman.

  • But the handicraftsman is dependent on your pleasure and opinion.

  • It was still, happily, the age of the handicraftsman; the machinery age was yet to come.

    Legends of Loudoun

    Harrison Williams