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Origin of workmanlike
OTHER WORDS FROM workmanlikeun·work·man·like, adjectiveun·work·man·ly, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for workmanlike
Remember the first Walkman, introduced in 1979, with its tubby buttons and workmanlike profile.Space Shuttle Enterprise: Flashback to an Icon of ‘70s Design|Blake Gopnik|July 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Romney, by contrast, gave a smooth but workmanlike speech that barely contained a personal touch.Romney Edges Santorum in Ohio Cliffhanger on Super Tuesday|Howard Kurtz|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To disguise it by sewing through the cord is not a workmanlike practice.Art in Needlework|Lewis F. Day
Still we raced on, neck and neck, she riding with hands low and weight slightly forward, workmanlike as a jockey.The Way of a Man|Emerson Hough
She appeared, a plump middle-aged lady, attired appropriately in a costume of workmanlike simplicity.
If this charge had none of the display of other days it had all the more thrill because of its workmanlike and regulated progress.My Second Year of the War|Frederick Palmer
The others, not being persons of quality, were hanged in an expeditious and workmanlike manner.The Cornish Coast (South)|Charles G. Harper