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handcraft Syllabification: hand·craft
Pronunciation: /ˈhan(d)ˌkraft/

Definition of handcraft in English:


[with object] (usually as adjective handcrafted)
Make skillfully by hand: a handcrafted rocking chair
More example sentences
  • Applique, beadwork and silk thread are used to embroider these handcrafted articles, with camel hide being the main item for leatherwork.
  • Each member of the band was presented with a specially designed candleholder handcrafted by Forkin and Brennan at their workshop at Bert Cross.
  • The limitations of this ultimately low-tech, handcrafted sophistication are apparent, though.


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another term for handicraft.
Example sentences
  • Throughout her life also, she created many articles of craftsmanship in knitting, sewing and other handcrafts.
  • In fact, primary and some secondary schools had practical subjects workshops for handcrafts, woodwork and bricklaying.
  • Its leaves are used to cook and transport food, to make baskets and handcrafts, and it is even used to produce liquor.

Words that rhyme with handcraft

backdraft • aircraft
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