Definition of 'carpenter'
Example sentences containing 'carpenter'
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We need to keep these plumbers and carpenters in business. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Everyone knew something big was in the works when the carpenters arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One option is to get a carpenter to make a repair job using an alternative hinge. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Trained builders, electricians and carpenters keep an eye on their efforts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He is an able builder and carpenter, but only if using the right stuff. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You're a carpenter and joiner by trade. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was a very skilled carpenter, so incredibly creative and patient. The Sun (2013)Repair costs are more than 500 and he cannot get to work as a carpenter without the van. The Sun (2014)A couple of arty carpenters work with sustainable wood. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To refurbish the house he enlisted members of the Staatsoper chorus to work as carpenters and to sew costumes. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)I'm a joiner and carpenter by trade. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They've become painters or carpenters and pretend they haven't been there. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My friend's son may have a future as a carpenter, plumber or electrician. The Sun (2009)The mundane becomes the edge of glory, just as a carpenter's son became a healer. Christianity Today (2000)They had people to make barrels, carpenters, interpreters. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)And look ye, let the carpenter make another log, and mend thou the line. Moby Dick (1901)A welder, a carpenter, an electrician. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And would a carpenter or builder be able to lay it for me, or do I need a specialist? Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'carpenter'
British English: carpenter /ˈkɑːpɪntə/ NOUN
A carpenter is a person whose job is making and repairing wooden things.
- American English: carpenter
- Arabic: نـَجَّار
- Brazilian Portuguese: carpinteiro
- Chinese: 木匠
- Croatian: tesar
- Czech: tesař
- Danish: tømrer
- Dutch: timmerman
- European Spanish: carpintero
- Finnish: puuseppä
- French: menuisier
- German: Zimmermann
- Greek: ξυλουργός
- Italian: falegname
- Japanese: 大工
- Korean: 목수
- Norwegian: snekker
- Polish: stolarz
- European Portuguese: carpinteiro
- Romanian: tâmplar
- Russian: плотник
- Spanish: carpintero
- Swedish: grovsnickare
- Thai: ช่างไม้
- Turkish: marangoz
- Ukrainian: тесля
- Vietnamese: thợ mộc
Definition of carpenter from the Collins English Dictionary
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