craft meaning

[ krɑ:ft ] Pronunciation:   "craft" in a sentence
Noun: craft  krãft
  1. The skilled practice of a practical occupation
    - trade 
  2. A vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space 
  3. People who perform a particular kind of skilled work
    "he represented the craft of brewers"
    - trade 
  4. Skill in an occupation or trade
    - craftsmanship, workmanship 
  5. Shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    - craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, slyness, wiliness
Verb: craft  krãft
  1. Make by hand and with much skill
    "The artisan crafted a complicated tool"

Sounds like: kraft

Derived forms: crafts, crafting, crafted

See also: crafter, crafty

Type of: accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, astuteness, attainment, business, class, fashion, forge, job, line, line of work, occupation, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, shrewdness, skill, social class, socio-economic class, stratum, vehicle

Encyclopedia: Craft

AmE / noun [C,U]

a job or an activity for which you need skill with your hands; the objects that are made:

traditional crafts like basket-weaving

a craft fair

The shop sells local crafts.


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  1. he is the master who initiated me into the craft.
  2. one craft had just missed going into the sea.
  3. feminine craft was alert to prompt it.
  4. assault craft would be lowered.
  5. the yacht was a handsome craft.

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