craftsperson
noun Date: 1920 a craftsman or craftswoman

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • craftsperson — UK US /ˈkrɑːftsˌpɜːsən/ noun [C] (plural craftspeople, craftspersons) ► a craftsman or craftswoman: »The furniture is made by local craftspeople …   Financial and business terms

  • craftsperson — [n] person skilled in art artificer, artisan, journeyperson, machinist, maker, manufacturer, mechanic, skilled worker, smith, specialist, technician, wright; concept 348 Ant. bumbler, unskilled …   New thesaurus

  • craftsperson — [krafts′pʉr΄sən] n. pl. craftspersons or craftspeople [krafts′pē΄pəl] CRAFTSMAN: used to avoid the masculine implication of craftsman …   English World dictionary

  • craftsperson — UK [ˈkrɑːftsˌpɜː(r)s(ə)n] / US [ˈkræftsˌpɜrs(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms craftsperson : singular craftsperson plural craftspeople UK [ˈkrɑːftsˌpiːp(ə)l] / US [ˈkræftsˌpɪp(ə)l] someone who makes beautiful or practical objects using their… …   English dictionary

  • craftsperson — /krafts perr seuhn, krahfts /, n. a person who practices or is highly skilled in a craft; artisan. [1970 75; CRAFTS(MAN) + PERSON] Usage. See person. * * * …   Universalium

  • craftsperson — noun /ˈkrɑːftspɜːsən,ˈkræftspɝsən/ a) Someone who is highly skilled at their trade; an artificer. b) A person who produces arts and crafts. Syn: artificer, artisan, artist …   Wiktionary

  • craftsperson — crafts|per|son [ kræfts,pɜrsn ] (plural crafts|peo|ple [ kræfts,pipl ] ) noun count someone who makes beautiful or practical objects using their hands …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • craftsperson — crafts•per•son [[t]ˈkræftsˌpɜr sən, ˈkrɑfts [/t]] n. cvb a person who practices or is highly skilled in a craft; artisan • Etymology: 1970–75 usage: See person …   From formal English to slang

  • craftsperson — /ˈkraftspɜsən/ (say krahftspersuhn) noun (plural craftspeople) someone who practises a craft, as a potter, weaver, jeweller, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • craftsperson — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : a craftsman or craftswoman …   Useful english dictionary

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