Craft - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kræft|  American pronunciation of the word craft
Brit.  |krɑːft|  British pronunciation of the word craft

noun

- the skilled practice of a practical occupation (syn: trade)
- a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space
- people who perform a particular kind of skilled work(syn: trade)
- skill in an occupation or trade (syn: craftsmanship, workmanship)
- shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception (syn: craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, slyness, wiliness)

verb

- make by hand and with much skill

Examples

...the craft of cabinetmaking was much admired in colonial times...

...borrowed a craft to get across the river...

The furniture is crafted from bamboo.

He is crafting a new sculpture.

She crafted a strategy to boost the company's earnings.

The musician spends years perfecting his craft.

Craft and cunning were necessary for the scheme to work.

Each doll is crafted individually by specialists.

The shop sells local crafts.

Her cousin was not her equal in guile and evasive craft.

These crafts are narrow enough.

He crafted the chair lovingly.

Each doll will be crafted individually by specialists.

he represented the craft of brewers

The artisan crafted a complicated tool

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: craft
he/she/it: crafts
present participle: crafting
past tense: crafted
past participle: crafted
noun
singular: craft
plural: crafts
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