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workmanlike Line breaks: work¦man|like
Pronunciation: /ˈwəːkmənlʌɪk/

Definition of workmanlike in English:


Showing efficient competence but not inspiration: a steady, workmanlike approach
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  • The first he managed in an efficient, workmanlike manner.
  • Yeah, they'll win a lot of games in an efficient, workmanlike fashion.
  • For two years the Mongols moved from fortress to fortress with workmanlike efficiency.

Words that rhyme with workmanlike

fatherlike • worm-like
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