AskDefine | Define handicraft

Dictionary Definition



1 a work produced by hand labor [syn: handcraft, handiwork, handwork]
2 a craft that requires skillful hands

User Contributed Dictionary



For handcraft, influenced by handiwork; Anglo Saxon


  1. A trade requiring skill of hand; manual occupation; handcraft. - Addison
  2. A man who earns his living by handicraft; a handicraftsman. - Dryden



Extensive Definition

handicraft in Asturian: Artesanía
handicraft in German: Kunsthandwerk
handicraft in Spanish: Artesanía
handicraft in French: Artisanat
handicraft in Galician: Artesanía
handicraft in Hindi: हस्तकला
handicraft in Italian: Artigianato
handicraft in Lithuanian: Amatai
handicraft in Hungarian: Kézművesség
handicraft in Dutch: Handvaardigheid
handicraft in Norwegian: husflid
handicraft in Norwegian Nynorsk: husflid
handicraft in Polish: Rzemiosło
handicraft in Portuguese: Artesanato
handicraft in Slovenian: Obrt
handicraft in Swedish: Konsthantverk
handicraft in Tagalog: Sining ng mga gawaing-kamay
handicraft in Thai: หัตถกรรม

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