A skilled worker who makes, finishes, and repairs wooden objects and structures.
v., -tered, -terÂ·ing, -ters. v.tr.
To make, finish, or repair (wooden structures). v.intr.
To work as a carpenter.
[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin carpentÄrius (artifex), (maker) of a carriage, from carpentum, a two-wheeled carriage, of Celtic origin.]carpentry car'penÂ·try (-trÄ“) n.