journeyman

[ UK /d‍ʒˈɜːnɪmən/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒɝniˌmæn/ ]
NOUN
  1. a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
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How To Use journeyman In A Sentence

  • He apprenticed with his father, a watchmaker, before moving to Switzerland, to work as a journeyman in Basel, and then to Neuchatel to study watchmaking.
  • The journeyman jockeys will have fewer rides. The Sun
  • Instrumentation Technician: Valid Alberta or Interprovincial Journeyman Instrumentation Technician certification is required.
  • Moreover, the painter or sculptor of the unknown work was clearly alive in 1520 and employed a journeyman.
  • (and expensive) tasks from the lexicographer and, by eliminating the necessity of maintaining staff to do things like alphabetization, checking to make certain that all words used in definitions are entries, and other routine functions, has allowed the journeyman dictionary-maker the freedom to focus on more important matters. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIV No 2
  • A harper may have more than one journeyman," Moran temporized quickly, hoping that his surprise at K'lur's news hadn't shown on his face. Dragon's Fire
  • And while Alston is one of the league's nicest guys, he's a career journeyman at best.
  • But Daley couldn't sustain his efforts, and never developed a permanent, salary-earning career as a journeyman writer.
  • His stats tell a story of a journeyman county pro but if that is true, it was not a wasted journey. Times, Sunday Times
  • In 1983 Luis Resto, a journeyman junior-middleweight, proved how dangerous fighting with an unpadded glove could be when he administered a terrible beating to the previously undefeated Billy Collins.
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