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[ UK /wˈɜːkmənlˌa‍ɪk/ ]
[ US /ˈwɝkˌmænˌɫaɪk/ ]
  1. worthy of a good workman
    a competent job
    the book is a workmanlike job with chronology and bibliography and index
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How To Use workmanlike In A Sentence

  • Britten betrays his workmanlike approach to composing here: there was no question of waiting for inspiration to descend.
  • Brent Johnson's playoff poise is similar to his grandfather's, and his workmanlike approach to stopping pucks stems from the barrage of shots his dad fired at him as a teen. - Pucks stop with Johnson, Lalime
  • Really it's a workmanlike conference rather than a dramatic one.
  • This progressive two-year-old gained a workmanlike success in a maiden race over this course and distance at the beginning of the month and left the impression that he could step up again.
  • This was more like it - a workmanlike performance embued with no shortage of skill and plenty of heart.
  • the book is a workmanlike job with chronology and bibliography and index
  • The Australian side turned in a very workmanlike performance.
  • But the supervising centurions kept on barking, barking, barking to strike hard and strike accurately, and as the process proceeded down the line of decuries it became more workmanlike, quicker. Fortune's Favorites
  • Yoder's style, illustrated in this Anniston Star piece, appears to be workmanlike but not unusual.
  • Saracens, with a week off from Merit Table games, arranged a pool fixture with Yarnbury firsts and produced a workmanlike performance in difficult conditions to run out comfortable winners.
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