Definition of “cabinetmaker” - English Dictionary


“cabinetmaker” in English

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cabinetmakernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkæb.ɪ.nətˌmeɪ.kər/ us /ˈkæb.ən.ətˌmeɪ.kɚ/

Examples from literature

  • By this you are to understand that we are having the oak trimming stained very dark so as to match the permanent book-cases which the cabinetmaker has constructed for us, and which will be set up this week. 
  • He is a cabinetmaker by trade and said to be an excellent tradesman. 
  • He was a cabinetmaker, and, being a skillful workman, earned very good wages, so that he was able to maintain his family in comfort. 
  • Some of the furniture is original, and some was made for us by local cabinetmakers out of native hardwood. 
  • This old cherry, corner cupboard was made for my grandmother by her father, a cabinetmaker, as a wedding gift, and was given me by my mother. 

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