journeyman journeyman  /ˈdʒɜr ni ˌmæn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Yet, on the final hole of the last round, Woods trailed journeyman Rocco Mediate, already in the clubhouse, by just one stroke.
  2. While it would be a stretch to see Tom Hanks' somber, journeyman character pulling off such a stunt, the comix version has a more exaggerated tone appropriate to its milieu.
  3. Scott Fitzgerald wrote short stories with the speed of a tabloid rewrite man, and for the journeyman's unvarying reason: to satisfy a desperate and constant need for money.

News

  1. H. Fury outpoints Mrazek to stay unbeaten

    After fighting just one week ago, 18-year-old heavyweight Hughie Fury (6-0, 4 KOs) was forced to go the distance against journeyman Tomas Mrazek (7-41-6, 5 KOs) in Norwich, England on Saturday. Fury dominated all six rounds in winning 60-54. The bout was Hughie’s first six-rounder.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Fightnews.com

  2. What P.J. Walters Needs to Do to Continue His Hot Start for the Minnesota Twins

    COMMENTARY | One year ago, P.J. Walters made his debut with the Minnesota Twins. Nobody knew about the right-hander except for a pair of brief stints with the Toronto Blue Jays and St. Louis Cardinals, but with the starting rotation struggling it was time to give the journeyman a chance.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Nationals 5, Rockies 1: Ross Ohlendorf steps in to give Washington a lift

    Journeyman Ross Ohlendorf throws six strong innings and Ian Desmond powers offense to 5-1 win at Colorado.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Washington Post

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Quotes

  1. "I've always been a journeyman, and to come out here and beat a couple of the best players in the world on a day like today is near-miraculous, actually," said Bryant, who won only once in more than two decades on the PGA Tour before finding...
    on Jul 8, 2007 By: Brad Bryant Source: USA Today

  2. "I'm more journeyman than veteran," said Goydos, who has won only twice in his 15 years on tour.
    on May 8, 2007 By: Paul Goydos Source: KSTP.com

  3. "I'm starting to feel like a journeyman," Iverson said jokingly at the Pistons' shootaround before the game against the Raptors.
    on Nov 5, 2008 By: Allen Iverson Source: NBA.com

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