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Pronunciation:  'jurneemun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft

JOURNEYMAN is a 10 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: artificer, artisan, craftsman
 See Also: animal stuffer, barrel maker, beautician, bookbinder, bricklayer, ceramicist, ceramist, clockmaker, clocksmith, coachbuilder, construction worker, cooper, coppersmith, cosmetician, currier, diemaker, diesinker, glassblower, glasscutter, glassworker, glazer, glazier, goldbeater, hairdresser, hairstylist, hard hat, luthier, machinist, mason, mechanic, miller, Morris, paperer, paperhanger, pipe fitter, plumber, potter, rigger, roofer, ropemaker, rope-maker, roper, shop mechanic, skilled worker, steamfitter, stonemason, stuffer, styler, stylist, tanner, taxidermist, thrower, trained worker, upholsterer, weaver, welder, William Morris, window dresser, window trimmer, woodman, woodsman, woodworker, wright



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Jour"ney*man\, n.; pl. {Journeymen}.
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.

      I have thought some of nature's journeymen had made
      men, and not made them well.             --Shak.

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