What does Craftsman mean?

Definitions for Craftsman
ˈkræfts mən, ˈkrɑfts-crafts·man

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Craftsman.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. craftsmannoun

    a professional whose work is consistently of high quality

    "as an actor he was a consummate craftsman"

  2. craftsman, crafternoun

    a creator of great skill in the manual arts

    "the jewelry was made by internationally famous craftsmen"

  3. craftsman, artisan, journeyman, artificernoun

    a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft


  1. craftsmannoun

    A male artisan.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Craftsmannoun

    An artificer; a manufacturer; a mechanick.

    Etymology: craft and man.

    That her became, as polish’d ivory,
    Which cunning craftsman’s hand hath overlaid
    With fair vermillion. Fairy Queen, b. ii. cant. ix. stan. 41.

    What reverence he did throw away on slaves;
    Wooing poor craftsmen with the craft of smiles. William Shakespeare, R. II.

    What a resemblance this advice carries to the oration of Demetrius to his fellow craftsmen! Decay of Piety.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Craftsmannoun

    one skilled in some trade or manual occupation; an artificer; a mechanic


  1. Craftsman

    Craftsman is an American line of tools, lawn and garden equipment, and work wear controlled by Sears Holdings Corporation. The brand is owned by KCD IP, LLC, a special purpose entity created by Sears Holdings for securitization purposes that also owns Sears house brands Kenmore and DieHard. The tools are sold in Sears, Kmart, and Orchard Supply Hardware stores, all three of which are owned by Sears Holdings, as well as Fastenal, US military Army and Air Force Exchange Service stores, Summit Racing Equipment and Ace Hardware. The Craftsman Industrial line is sold by industrial supplier W. W. Grainger through its online catalog and local, independent industrial suppliers. Craftsman also shares a studio space with Kenmore at the Kenmore Craftsman Brand Live Experience in downtown Chicago at 233 W Huron. No tools are sold at this location but there are occasional shows and cooking demos held at this location. Consumers have ranked the Craftsman brand second in terms of quality. In 2007, Craftsman was named "America's Most Trusted Brand" and brand with "Highest Expectations". In 2009, the readers of Popular Mechanics named Craftsman their favorite brand of hand tools in their Reader's Choice Awards. Craftsman is the official tool brand of NASCAR and the DIY Network.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Craftsman in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Craftsman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Craftsman in a Sentence

  1. Jim Sinegal:

    The conventional wisdom said that you had to have a different name for every class of product that you had — a la Sears Roebuck with the Kenmore appliances and the DieHard batteries and the Craftsman tools, we looked at it and we said, you know, we're in so many countries and we have such a wide array of products we'll have a room full of attorneys that are doing nothing but trying to clear these names.

  2. Robert L. Kruse, Data Structures and Program Design:

    An apprentice carpenter may want only a hammer and saw, but a master craftsman employs many precision tools. Computer programming likewise requires sophisticated tools to cope with the complexity of real applications, and only practice with these tools will build skill in their use.

  3. Dave Bowyer:

    Tata certainly have influenced training more than the old regime... the workforce itself has become far more technical. Our craftsman and production guys, even the guys on the shop floor - a number of them have got degrees.

  4. Oscar Wilde:

    The true craftsman has a light in his eye that Money can't buy Hal Stebbins I read this once when I was Writing a children's story; a time when inspiration had struck...At that time I knew just what he meant...It was so true. Shirley Briggs

  5. John Calvin:

    Every one of us is, even from his mother's womb, a master craftsman of idols.

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