Definition of Journeyman

1. Noun. A skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft.




Definition of Journeyman

1. n. Formerly, a man hired to work by the day; now, commonly, one who has mastered a handicraft or trade; -- distinguished from apprentice and from master workman.

Definition of Journeyman

1. Noun. a tradesman who has served an apprenticeship and is employed by a master tradesman ¹

2. Noun. a competent but undistinguished tradesman, especially one who works, and is paid by the day ¹

3. Noun. (sports) a player who plays on many different teams during the course of his career ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Journeyman

1. [n JOURNEYMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Journeyman

journalizer
journalizers
journalizes
journalizing
journall
journalling
journals
journey
journey cake
journeyed
journeyer
journeyers
journeying
journeyings
journeylike
journeyman (current term)
journeymanship
journeymen
journeypeople
journeyperson
journeypersons
journeys
journeywoman
journeywomen
journeywork
journeyworks
journo
journos
jours
joust

Literary usage of Journeyman

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1. Studies in American Trade Unionism by Jacob Harry Hollander, George Ernest Barnett (1906)
"As his name implies, he helps the journeyman; he is supposed to do the ... It often happens that the helper knows as much of a journeyman's work as the ..."

2. The Life and Letters of Faraday by Bence Jones (1870)
"CHAPTER H. journeyman BOOKBINDER AND CHEMICAL ASSISTANT AT THB ROYAL INSTITUTION. ON October 8, 1812, Faraday went as a journeyman bookbinder to a Mr. DC la ..."

3. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1917)
"The remedy of such a journeyman plumber, upon being refused an ... The defendant as a licensed journeyman plumber if the jury find him to be such had a ..."

4. The Life and Letters of Hugh Miller by Peter Bayne (1871)
"His first employment as a journeyman is characteristic. To seek remunerative employment—to start in life for himself—would be his natural impulse. ..."

5. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"journeyman," but he was himself a master of the English language ; and his metrical style is singularly free from those learned affectations and conceits to ..."

6. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"THUMBLING AS journeyman A CERTAIN tailor had a son, who happened to be small, and no bigger than a Thumb, and on this account he was always called Thumbling ..."

7. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1905)
"While Sheraton was a journeyman in Stockton, it is more than likely that some of the pieces he worked on were designed by himself, but it is very doubtful ..."

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