[ han-dee-krafts-muhn, -krahfts- ]
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noun,plural hand·i·crafts·men.
  1. a person skilled in a handicraft; craftsman.

Origin of handicraftsman

First recorded in 1545–55; handicraft + 's1 + man

usage note For handicraftsman

See -man.

Other words from handicraftsman

  • hand·i·crafts·man·ship, noun

Words Nearby handicraftsman

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How to use handicraftsman in a sentence

  • Under such conditions it is difficult to say where the artist began and where the handicraftsman left off.

  • He is handicraftsman in that he guides and directs them by his skill within the scope of activity to which they are designed.

    The Evolution of Modern Capitalism | John Atkinson Hobson
  • 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
  • But the handicraftsman is dependent on your pleasure and opinion.

    Essays and Lectures | Oscar Wilde