Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “craft”

See all translations

craft

noun uk   /krɑːft/ us    /kræft/

craft noun (SKILL)

B2 [C or U] ( plural crafts) skill and experience, especially in relation to making objects; a job or activity that needs skill and experience, or something produced using skill and experience: the craft of furniture making/sewing/glassblowing political/literary craft rural/ancient/traditional crafts craft workers (= skilled workers)
More examples

craft noun (VEHICLE)

[C] ( plural craft) a vehicle for travelling on water or through the air: naval/civilian/patrol/rescue craft 18 craft (= boats) set out in the race.

craft

verb [T often passive] uk   /krɑːft/ us    /kræft/
to make objects, especially in a skilled way: These bracelets were crafted by Native Americans. a beautifully crafted silver brooch
(Definition of craft from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of craft?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “craft” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pot luck

anything that is available or is found by chance, rather than something chosen, planned, or prepared

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More