Meaning of “workman” in the English Dictionary

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"workman" in British English

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workmannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwɜːk.mən/ us /ˈwɝːk.mən/ plural -men uk /-mən/ us

a man who uses physical skill and especially his hands in his job or trade:

The workmen who are fixing the plumbing/windows/roof have left their tools behind.

(Definition of “workman” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"workman" in American English

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workmannoun [ C ]

us /ˈwɜrk·mən/ plural -men /-mən/

a man who uses physical skill and especially his hands in doing his job

(Definition of “workman” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"workman" in Business English

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workmannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwɜːkmən/ us plural workmen

a man whose job involves physical work, such as building or digging:

Crews of workmen shifted the tons of mud and boulders which had fallen onto the road.

(Definition of “workman” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)