Synonyms for artisan

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ahr-tuh-zuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɑr tə zən

Définition of artisan

Origin :
  • 1530s, from Italian artesano, from Vulgar Latin artitianus, from Latin artitus, past participle of artire "to instruct in the arts," from ars (genitive artis) "art" (see art (n.)). Barnhart reports Middle French artisan, often listed as the direct source of the English word, is attested too late to be so.
  • noun craftsperson
Example sentences :
  • It traded with all the world and offered a safe home to the merchant and to the artisan.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • But the majority of the immigrants were of the artisan class and illiterate.
  • Extract from : « The Romance of Names » by Ernest Weekley
  • The tradesman was put to his trade and the artisan to his calling.
  • Extract from : « A Study In Scarlet » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • There is one boy to linger about the forge of an artisan, after the others have gone.
  • Extract from : « Child and Country » by Will Levington Comfort
  • It is the business of the wealthy man To give employment to the artisan.
  • Extract from : « More Peers Verses » by Hilaire Belloc
  • Eight pence a day at that time was good wages for an artisan.
  • Extract from : « Buchanan's Journal of Man, November 1887 » by Various
  • The artisan could not compete with the products of the machine.
  • Extract from : « The American Empire » by Scott Nearing
  • But in these, our times, the Artisan hath his voice as well as the Monarch.
  • Extract from : « Burlesques » by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • “I know not if it is by right, but it is by law,” answered the artisan.
  • Extract from : « A True Hero » by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He has not the pride of the artisan in the finished product, for he seldom sees it.
  • Extract from : « Civics and Health » by William H. Allen

Antonyms for artisan

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