Definition of bricoleur in English:


Syllabification: bri·co·leur
Pronunciation: /ˌbrēkōˈlər, ˌbrikə-


  • A person who engages in bricolage.
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    • Now working mainly with wood she has turned from being a maker of precious objects into a witty bricoleur.
    • Recent critics tend to place brilliant bricoleurs above singular craftsmen.
    • It is also the source of a great part of the subcultural bricoleur's stylistic savvy.


mid 20th century: French, literally 'handyman'.

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