journeyman journeyman  /ˈdʒɜr ni ˌmæn/


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



  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.


  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:

  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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  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:

  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:

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