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

Definition of bricoleur in English:


A person who engages in bricolage.
Example sentences
  • 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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