from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who creates or makes something.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An artificer; a workman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who performs any work.


From Latin opifex. (Wiktionary)


  • We might pretend that spelling bees represent a nostalgic yearning for the innocence of the mid-Twentieth Century before Google could be used instantly to spell or define an obscure word like opificer.

    Gary Stager: Spelling Porn


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  • opificer --that so many play-wrights, and opificers of
    chit-chat have ever since been working upon Trim's and my uncle Toby's pattern. From The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy Gentleman by Laurence Sterne

    March 7, 2010