noun (plural journeymen)
- 1A trained worker who is employed by someone else.More example sentences
- As commerce expanded and as trade conditions allowed, the masters trained apprentices and hired journeymen, always within the rules of the guilds they had created.
- Once certified, master trainers are authorized to train appropriate journeymen to become certified craft instructors.
- It is known that Major Samuel Lawrence, for example, at times employed apprentice and journeymen shoemakers, so diversifying from purely agricultural production.
- 1.1A worker or sports player who is reliable but not outstanding: [as modifier]: a solid journeyman professionalMore example sentences
- I was sort of a journeyman player, played as hard as I could, and was a reasonably intelligent player.
- But for now, journeymen players and even certain stars would be wise to jump at their first acceptable offers.
- These aren't necessarily the best prospects at their positions, but you won't find journeymen minor leaguers on the teams, either.
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