Definition of stonecutter in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstōnˌkədər/


A person who cuts stone from a quarry or who shapes and carves it for use.
Example sentences
  • Despite their short stature, there was a brute solidity about them, their large, thick-fingered hands those of stonecutters and labourers, their tough, weathered skin that of a people toughened by the elements.
  • Newly listed occupations included railroad workers and cotton brokers, as well as skilled craftsmen such as silversmiths, watchmakers, stonecutters, brick masons, and a plumber.
  • Not only was this to help the stonecutters but also to provide information to the quarry as to how much stone to produce on a daily basis.

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Syllabification: stone·cut·ter

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