handicraft Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Definition of “handicraft” - Learner’s Dictionary

handicraft

noun     /ˈhændɪkrɑːft/
[C] an activity that involves making things with your hands and that needs skill and artistic abilityCrafts
handicrafts things that people make with their hands: a sale of handicraftsCrafts
Translations of “handicraft”
in Vietnamese nghề thủ công…
in Spanish artesanía…
in Thai หัตถกรรม…
in Malaysian kraf tangan…
in French travail manuel…
in German die Handarbeit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手工藝, 手工藝品…
in Indonesian kerajinan tangan…
in Russian ремесло, рукоделие…
in Turkish el becerisi, el sanatı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手工艺, 手工艺品…
in Polish rękodzieło…
(Definition of handicraft from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

fire-eater

a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Word of the Day

PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More