Meaning of wainwright in English:


Pronunciation /ˈweɪnrʌɪt/


  • A wagon-builder.

    ‘Manufactured by the Studebaker brothers or any of a dozen other wainwrights specializing in building wagons for the overland emigrants, a Prairie Schooner in good repair offered shelter almost as good as a house.’
    • ‘As a wainwright, Hebert employed a number of other skilled craftsmen, including a wheelwright and a blacksmith.’