What does the word tradesman mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A mechanic.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A shopkeeper.

Usage examples for tradesman

  1. For Cheeseman raised his head again, with the spirit of a true British tradesman, as soon as the nightmare of traitorous plots and contraband imports was over. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  2. On their way back Corona summarised him as " a truly Christian tradesman." – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  3. A tradesman swore an alibi; the young man was acquitted, and the next morning he was on his way to the West. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)