Definition of handworker in US English:

handworker

noun

  • A person who works with his or her hands (in later use frequently opposed to one who works at a machine); a manual labourer; a craftsperson.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in Table Prouffytable Lernynge. From hand + worker, perhaps after Middle Dutch hantwerker (Dutch handwerker).

Pronunciation

handworker

/ˈhandwəːkə/