Definition of tradesperson in US English:



  • A person engaged in trading or a trade, typically on a relatively small scale.

    ‘a reputable tradesperson’
    • ‘The best means of getting a competent tradesperson is through word of mouth.’
    • ‘Find out all the information you can before you arrange a tradesperson.’
    • ‘For many older people, finding a reliable tradesperson can be a minefield.’
    • ‘Find out from your tradesperson which products they will require first.’
    • ‘A career as a tradesperson is very rewarding.’
    • ‘Anyone contemplating home improvements should seek expert advice, shop around, and see examples of a tradesperson's work before committing themselves.’
    • ‘It is important to find a tradesperson that you can communicate with.’
    • ‘Often these custom made products are non-refundable so confirm your product choices with your tradesperson before ordering.’
    • ‘Your product warranties are only valid if installed by a licensed tradesperson.’
    • ‘Smaller fittings for plumbing can be purchased by your tradesperson.’
    • ‘If you are a tradesperson in the building and construction industry and have ever wanted to go to Australia, now is your chance!’
    • ‘Book a tradesperson well ahead of time, as they can be booked for months in advance.’
    • ‘Every year the Office of Fair Trading receives over 100,000 complaints about builders which illustrates how difficult it can be to find a reputable tradesperson.’
    shopkeeper, retailer, vendor, merchant, dealer, trader, supplier, stockist
    craftsman, workman, skilled worker, artisan, employee, mechanic
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