carpenter

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations, Crafts
carpentercar‧pen‧ter /ˈkɑːpəntə $ ˈkɑːrpəntər/ ●●○ noun [countable] carpenter.jpg BOTICsomeone whose job is making and repairing wooden objects
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carpenterYou're wasted as a carpenter, or whatever it is you like to call yourself.He also brought a carpenter and some posts and rough planks, and built a fence to keep the wolves away.Like a carpenter, we work to build your family the sturdiest, most reliable coverage possible.It is tough to reform something that is shapeless and indifferent to improvement, like Jell-O in the hands of a carpenter.My father was a carpenter and held a passionate but essentially utilitarian belief in education.He was a carpenter earning about £120 a week.Our carpenter is aboard the Angelina, building a cradle for the bomb according to the specifications the Pentagon gave us.A solid carpenter is better, he seems more human, less institutional.
From King Business Dictionarycarpentercar‧pen‧ter /ˈkɑːpəntəˈkɑːrpəntər/ noun [countable]JOBPROPERTY someone whose job is making and repairing wooden thingsOrigin carpenter (1100-1200) Old North French carpentier, from Latin carpentarius carriage-maker, from carpentum carriage