Definition of tradesmanship in US English:

tradesmanship

noun

  • 1The quality or occupation of a tradesman; (in extended use) tradesmen collectively.

  • 2The (degree of) skill or expertise displayed by a tradesman, or in a tradesman's work.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832), philosopher, jurist, and reformer.