craftswoman

craftswoman
craftswoman crafts‧wom‧an [ˈkrɑːftsˌwʊmən ǁ ˈkræfts-] noun craftswomen PLURALFORM [-ˌwɪmɪn] JOBS [countable]
a skilled female worker in a job that involves making things with your hands

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craftswoman UK US /ˈkrɑːftsˌwʊmən/ noun [C] (plural craftswomen)
a woman who is skilled, especially in making objects: »

Her shop offers high quality gifts created by talented craftswomen.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • craftswoman — [krafts′woom΄ən] n. pl. craftswomen [krafts′wim΄ən] a woman who works in a skilled trade or a craft; artisan …   English World dictionary

  • craftswoman — UK [ˈkrɑːftsˌwʊmən] / US [ˈkræftsˌwʊmən] noun [countable] Word forms craftswoman : singular craftswoman plural craftswomen UK [ˈkrɑːftsˌwɪmɪn] / US [ˈkræftsˌwɪmɪn] a woman who makes beautiful or practical objects using her hands …   English dictionary

  • craftswoman — [[t]krɑ͟ːftswʊmən, kræ̱fts [/t]] craftswomen N COUNT A craftswoman is a woman who makes things skilfully with her hands …   English dictionary

  • craftswoman — noun Date: 1886 1. a woman who is an artisan 2. a woman who is skilled in a craft …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • craftswoman — /krafts woom euhn, krahfts /, n., pl. craftswomen. a woman who practices or is highly skilled in a craft; artisan. [1885 90; CRAFTS(MAN) + WOMAN] Usage. See woman. * * * …   Universalium

  • craftswoman — noun A female artisan. Ant: craftsman …   Wiktionary

  • craftswoman — crafts|wom|an [ˈkra:ftsˌwumən US ˈkræfts ] n plural craftswomen [ ˌwımın] a woman who is very skilled at a particular ↑craft …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • craftswoman — crafts|wom|an [ kræfts,wumən ] (plural crafts|wom|en [ kræfts,wımın ] ) noun count a woman who makes beautiful or practical objects using her hands …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • craftswoman — noun (C) a woman who is very skilled at a particular craft 1 (2) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • craftswoman — see craftsman …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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