tradesman

  • 1Tradesman — Trades man, n.; pl. {Tradesmen}. 1. One who trades; a shopkeeper. [1913 Webster] 2. A mechanic or artificer; esp., one whose livelihood depends upon the labor of his hands. [U. S.] Burrill. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2tradesman — index artisan, dealer, vendor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3tradesman — UK US /ˈtreɪdzmən/ noun [C] (plural tradesmen) ► a man who works in the building industry in a job that involves physical work and a practical skill: »Many insurance companies provide lists of approved tradesmen. ► COMMERCE a man who buys and… …

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  • 4tradesman — ► NOUN ▪ a person engaged in trading or a trade, typically on a small scale …

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  • 5tradesman — [trādz′mən] n. pl. tradesmen [trādz′mən] 1. a craftsman or artisan 2. Chiefly Brit. a person engaged in trade; esp., a storekeeper …

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  • 6Tradesman — This article is about the skilled manual worker meaning of the term; for other uses see Tradesperson (disambiguation) A tradesman is a skilled manual worker in a particular trade or craft. Economically and socially, a tradesman s status is… …

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  • 7tradesman — UK [ˈtreɪdzmən] / US noun [countable] Word forms tradesman : singular tradesman plural tradesmen British old fashioned someone who sells goods or services …

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  • 8tradesman — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ skilled ▪ This is a job for a skilled tradesman. ▪ local ▪ self employed ▪ respectable ▪ …

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  • 9tradesman — [[t]tre͟ɪdzmən[/t]] tradesmen N COUNT A tradesman is a person, usually a man, who sells goods or services, especially one who owns and runs a shop …

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  • 10tradesman's entrance — Noun. The anus, the back passage. Traditionally tradesman delivered their goods or services via the backdoor, not the main entrance as used by paying customers …

    English slang and colloquialisms

  • 11tradesman, tradeswoman — ▶ noun 1 tradesmen standing nonchalantly outside their stores: SHOPKEEPER, retailer, vendor, wholesaler; N. Amer. storekeeper. 2 a qualified tradesman: CRAFTSMAN, workman, artisan …

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  • 12tradesman — noun Date: 1596 1. a worker in a skilled trade ; craftsman 2. one who runs a retail store ; shopkeeper …

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  • 13tradesman — /traydz meuhn/, n., pl. tradesmen. 1. a person engaged in trade. 2. a worker skilled in a particular craft; artisan; craftsman. 3. Chiefly Brit. a shopkeeper. [1590 1600; TRADE + S1 + MAN] Usage. See man. * * * …

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  • 14tradesman — noun A skilled manual worker (implied male). Ant: tradeswoman …

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  • 15tradesman — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. shopkeeper, merchant. See sale. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. storekeeper, shopkeeper, merchant, small businessman, trader, retailer; see also businessperson . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person… …

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  • 16tradesman — trades|man [ˈtreıdzmən] n plural tradesmen [ mən] 1.) BrE someone who buys and sells goods or services, especially in a shop 2.) especially AmE someone who works at a job or ↑trade that involves skill with your hands 3.) BrE someone who goes to… …

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