- a person engaged in trade.
- a worker skilled in a particular craft; artisan; craftsman.
- Chiefly British. a shopkeeper.
Origin of tradesman
Related Words for tradesmanmerchant, merchandiser, vendor, bursar, trafficker, trader, speculator, businessperson, banker, retailer, chandler, dispenser, wholesaler, changer, marketer
Examples from the Web for tradesman
Historical Examples of tradesman
His wife was the daughter of a Taunton tradesman, and of handsome appearance.Heroes of the Telegraph
Has not your family, Madam, some one tradesman they deal with, who has conveniences of this kind?Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)
How, then, could I face them with the declaration that I meant to become a tradesman?Ruggles of Red Gap
Harry Leon Wilson
Someone—not the grocer or a tradesman—was driving to the village.The Woman-Haters
Joseph C. Lincoln
God is no tradesman that he should chaffer for the forgiveness of sins.Dreamers of the Ghetto
- a man engaged in trade, esp a retail dealer
- a skilled worker