workman

  • 1 Workman — may refer to: People: *Fanny Bullock Workman (1859 1925), American mountaineer and geographer *Shanelle Workman (born 1978), American actress *Hank Workman (born 1926), Major League Baseball player *Hawksley Workman (born 1975), stage name of… …

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  • 2 Workman — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Charles Workman (Mobster) (* 1908), US amerikanischer Auftragsmörder der „Murder, Inc.“ Charles Workman (Tenor), US amerikanischer Opernsänger (Tenor) Charles H. Workman (1873–1923), US amerikanischer… …

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  • 3 workman — ► NOUN 1) a man employed to do manual labour. 2) a person who works in a specified way. ● a bad workman always blames his tools Cf. ↑a bad workman always blames his tools …

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  • 4 workman — work‧man [ˈwɜːkmən ǁ ˈwɜːrk ] noun workmen PLURALFORM [ mən] [countable] someone who does physical work such as building, repairing things etc * * * workman UK US /ˈwɜːkmən/ noun [C] (plural workmen) ► a man whose job involves physical work, such …

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  • 5 Workman — Work man, n.; pl. {Workmen}. [AS. weorcmann.] [1913 Webster] 1. A man employed in labor, whether in tillage or manufactures; a worker. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, especially, a skillful artificer or laborer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 workman — index artisan, employee Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 workman — *worker, workingman, laborer, craftsman, handicraftsman, mechanic, artisan, operative, hand, roustabout …

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  • 8 workman — [wʉrk′mən] n. pl. workmen [wʉrk′mən] 1. WORKINGMAN 2. a craftsman …

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  • 9 Workman — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Workman est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Dorothy Workman (?), joueuse de tennis australienne Jimmy Workman (né en 1980), acteur américain… …

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  • 10 Workman — This interesting name derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century weorc meaning work , plus mann , a man, and was a medieval job descriptive term for a skilled worker or artisan. The following quotation from Promptorium Parvulorum (Medieval… …

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  • 11 workman — [[t]wɜ͟ː(r)kmən[/t]] workmen N COUNT A workman is a man who works with his hands, for example building or repairing houses or roads. In University Square workmen are building a steel fence... Millson saw the workman, Terry, descending the ladder …

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  • 12 workman */ — UK [ˈwɜː(r)kmən] / US [ˈwɜrkmən] noun [countable] Word forms workman : singular workman plural workmen UK [ˈwɜː(r)kmən] / US [ˈwɜrkmən] a man who does physical work, especially building or repairing things …

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  • 13 workman — n. 1. Laborer, operative, worker, journeyman. 2. Artisan, mechanic, craftsman, handicraftsman, artificer. 3. Skilful artificer, master in his art, skilled workman …

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  • 14 workman — A working man. A man employed for wages in labor, whether in tilling the soil or manufacturing, whether an artificer or common laborer. Anno: 129 ALR 990. Any person who occupies the status of servant under the law of master and servant. One… …

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  • 15 workman — see a bad workman blames his tools …

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  • 16 workman — n. (pl. men) 1 a man employed to do manual labour. 2 a person considered with regard to skill in a job (a good workman) …

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  • 17 workman — noun Date: before 12th century 1. workingman 2. artisan …

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  • 18 workman — /werrk meuhn/, n., pl. workmen. 1. a man employed or skilled in some form of manual, mechanical, or industrial work. 2. a male worker. [bef. 900; ME werkman, OE weorcman. See WORK, MAN1] Usage. See man. * * * …

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  • 19 workman — noun a) A man who labours for wages b) An artisan or craftsman …

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  • 20 workman — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good, skilled ▪ council (BrE) … OF WORKMEN ▪ crew, gang ▪ A gang of workmen has been digging a hole in …

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