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Definition of workman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    workman

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈwɜːkmən//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrkmən//
     
    (pl. workmen
    BrE BrE//ˈwɜːkmən//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrkmən//
     
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  1. 1a man who is employed to do physical work
  2. 2(with an adjective) a person who works in the way mentioned a good/bad workman
  3. Extra examples A gang of council workmen has been digging a hole in the road. A gang of workmen were shovelling rubble into a truck. He was soon found to be a good workman.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: workman