journeyman

Idiom

Journeyman

Definition

A journeyman is an experienced worker who has completed an apprenticeship and is fully trained in a particular trade, craft, or profession.

Examples

He was a journeyman carpenter.

She is a journeyman electrician.

He became a journeyman plumber.

Origin

The term ‘journeyman’ originates from the French word ‘journée’, meaning a day’s work or a day’s travel.

FAQs

What is a journeyman?

A journeyman is an experienced worker who has completed an apprenticeship and is fully trained in a particular trade, craft, or profession.

What is the origin of the term ‘journeyman’?

The term ‘journeyman’ originates from the French word ‘journée’, meaning a day’s work or a day’s travel.