What is another word for stonecutter?

Pronunciation: [stˈə͡ʊnkʌtə] (IPA)

Stonecutters are skilled artisans who work with stones to create various structures and sculptures. Synonyms for stonecutter include stonemason, sculptor, carver, engraver, and lithographer. Stonemasons are known for their expertise in cutting, shaping, and assembling stones to construct buildings, pathways, and monuments. Sculptors, on the other hand, create three-dimensional works of art by carving or sculpting stones. Carvers are specialized in creating intricate designs and patterns on stones, while engravers use tools to etch designs on various materials including stones. Lithographers, on the other hand, use stones or plates to imprint designs on paper or other materials. Each of these synonyms highlights the unique skills and techniques used by artisans who work with stones.

What are the hypernyms for Stonecutter?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Stonecutter

Britt had secured special rates by ordering two statues from the stonecutter.
"When Egypt Went Broke"
Holman Day
"Not a dust of flour, not an ounce of meat, left in the house," was not an uncommon cry along the line of march; but it was heard elsewhere, and I remember how I raked up examples of European and Asiatic frugality with which to reinforce my editorials and hearten my readers,-the scanty fare of the French peasant, the raw oatmeal of the Scotch stonecutter, the flinty bread of the Swiss mountaineer, the Spaniard's cloves of garlic, the Greek's handful of olives, and the Hindoo's handful of rice.
"The Creed of the Old South 1865-1915"
Basil L. Gildersleeve
Socrates was a poor man, a stonecutter by trade; but he spent every moment he could spare from his work in thinking, studying, and questioning others.
"The Story of the Greeks"
H. A. Guerber

Famous quotes with Stonecutter

  • When nothing seems to help, I go look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it.
    Jacob August Riis
  • Look at a stonecutter hitting at the rock. Nothing happens at first, but after many strikes, the rock eventually cracks. In Life, don't Doubt. Keep at it and it will happen.
    RVM
  • Look at a stonecutter hitting at the rock. Nothing happens at first, but after many strikes, the rock eventually cracks. In Life, don't Doubt. Keep at it and it will happen. -RVM
    RVM
  • When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
    Jacob August Riis

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