artificer definition

  • noun:
    • an experienced employee; a craftsperson.
    • One that contrives, devises, or constructs something: "The labyrinth . . . was built by Daedalus, a most skillful artificer” ( Thomas Bulfinch).
    • somebody who is skilled within their trade; an artisan.
    • An inventor.
    • A member of the military who specializes in manufacturing and fixing tool systems.
    • A trickster.
    • A savant.
    • An artistic employee; a mechanic or manufacturer; one whoever profession needs talent or familiarity with a specific kind, as a silversmith.
    • one that tends to make or contrives; a deviser, creator, or framer.
    • A cunning or artful fellow.
    • A military auto mechanic, as a blacksmith, carpenter, etc.; in addition, a person who prepares the shells, fuses, grenades, etc., in a military laboratory.
    • A maker; a constructor; a skilful or imaginative worker; a handicraftsman; a mechanic.
    • person who contrives or devises; an inventor; specifically, an inventor of crafty or deceptive artifices: because, “artificer of fraudulence,” Milton, P. L., iv. 121; “artificer of lies,” Dryden; “let you alone, cunning artificer,”
    • Milit., a soldier-mechanic attached to the artillery and professional service, whose task its to create and restore armed forces materials.
    • person who uses artifice; an artful or wily person.
    • an enlisted man in charge of the maintenance of small arms and device firearms etc.
    • somebody who is the very first to think about or make something
    • a talented employee just who practices some trade or handicraft

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