Meaning of “workmanlike” in the English Dictionary

"workmanlike" in British English

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workmanlikeadjective

uk /ˈwɜːk.mən.laɪk/ us /ˈwɝːk.mən.laɪk/

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

"workmanlike" in American English

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workmanlikeadjective

us /ˈwɜrk·mənˌlɑɪk/

done with skill:

The soft-spoken Congressman has carried out his duties in workmanlike fashion .

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

"workmanlike" in Business English

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workmanlikeadjective

uk /ˈwɜːkmənlaɪk/ us

approving skilful and careful:

He has impressed people by his workmanlike approach.

showing an acceptable level of skill but no great ability or style:

As to the food, it is good, solid, workmanlike stuff; not showy, and certainly not ambitious, but good enough.
This was a workmanlike performance and I know we can do better.

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