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English definition of “workmanlike”

workmanlike

adjective     /ˈwɜːk.mən.laɪk/ US  /ˈwɝːk-/
approving skilful : The Australian side turned in a very workmanlike performance .Skilled, talented and able disapproving showing an acceptable level of skill but no great ability or style : I had hoped for a little more from the world's greatest tenor , whose performance was workmanlike but hardly inspired .Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring
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