carpenternoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɑː.pɪn.tər/ us /ˈkɑːr.pɪn.t̬ɚ/
Examples from literature
- Ata Owoo was a carpenter who lived in the West African country of Ghana.
- Once the set designer creates the plan, artists and carpenters make different parts of the set.
- Stagehands and carpenters put the sets together on stage.
- The carpenter built a wooden chair for the set of a play.
- I could see the carpenters, whose hammers I had heard, at work upon the roof of the barn, now destined to do double duty as a stable and garage.
- Meanwhile, the carpenters hammered and the scenes rose.
- That shamed the masons and carpenters into giving their Saturday afternoons for repair work.
- The tools used by the carpenters, as appear from the representations on the monuments, were the axe, the adze, the hand-saw, the chisel, the drill, and the plane.
- When he became a young man, however, he had sense enough to choose the carpenter's trade, instead of the painter's art.