Origin of workmanlike
OTHER WORDS FROM workmanlikeun·work·man·like, adjectiveun·work·man·ly, adjective
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How to use workmanlike in a sentence
In Week 18, the running back — who’d battled multiple leg injuries and the impulse to try to make every play a big one — capped a gritty, workmanlike year with 146 yards and a touchdown, pushing his season totals to 258 carries for 1,037 yards.Antonio Gibson is leaner, confident and ready to help carry Washington’s offense|Sam Fortier|August 4, 2022|Washington Post
These are characters we’ve seen before, given no additional depth by workmanlike scripts.Nine Perfect Strangers Is a Master Class From Some of Hollywood’s Finest Actors— But Not Much More|Judy Berman|August 17, 2021|Time
It’s a bit like “Ghost of Tsushima,” workmanlike in its premise, but expertly executed.‘Immortals: Fenyx Rising’ is a worthy adventure wavering between cringe and charm|Gene Park|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
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
Its components were simple, inelegant, and, by Western standards, of seemingly workmanlike craftsmanship.The Story of Saddam's Gun Collection|C.J. Chivers|October 28, 2010|DAILY BEAST
The buildings are upon a very large scale; but too much was attempted for them to execute any thing in a workmanlike manner.
The ready-made rolls, moreover, were put together in a most workmanlike manner.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
She was turned out in what one might have called workmanlike fashion, although neat and wholly feminine.
Still we raced on, neck and neck, she riding with hands low and weight slightly forward, workmanlike as a jockey.
Whichever of the two produces the better results will have the more workmanlike look and be in the better form.Horsemanship for Women|Theodore Hoe Mead