Workmanlike in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Workmanlike

Resembling or characteristic of a workman. | Done competently but without flair. | Performed with the skill of an artisan or craftsman. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

Short Example Sentence for Workmanlike

  • 1. What fighting took place was workmanlike and creditable. 🔊

How to use Workmanlike in a Sentence?

  • 1. The ready-made rolls, moreover, were put together in a most workmanlike manner. 🔊
  • 2. Then Miss Letty laid the shortened pieces together in a workmanlike way, and they blazed afresh. 🔊
  • 3. If this charge had none of the display of other days it had all the more thrill because of its workmanlike and regulated progress. 🔊
  • 4. Some good farm buildings have been erected by the students and they have painted other large buildings in a very workmanlike manner. 🔊
  • 5. The conclusion brings the main points of the argument together, and gives an effect of workmanlike completeness to the brief. 🔊
  • 6. There is something very interesting and now, alas! still more pathetic in these sturdy and workmanlike essays in unaided criticism. 🔊
  • 7. We never wanted the task; but, now that it has come, we must put it through in a workmanlike manner. 🔊
  • 8. In a month he completed a wooden addition to my residence, building the sides, and shingling the roof in a most workmanlike manner. 🔊
  • 9. The house was large, airy and very substantially built of hard native timber, squared and put together in a most workmanlike manner. 🔊
  • 10. Morpeth, as he was known during the twenty odd years he sat in Parliament, was the most workmanlike minister of his generation. 🔊
  • 11. John smiled to see Harry from morning to night in deshabille as workmanlike as possible, with a foot rule or hammer constantly in his hand. 🔊
  • 12. Racey Dawson, sitting crosslegged on his cot and plying his needle in most workmanlike fashion, grinned comfortably at the two officers. 🔊
  • 13. In a moment he is on the stage with the command, "You must go mad!" and giving a workmanlike imitation of what he wants. 🔊