(sometimes initial capital letters) a style of Victorian Gothic architecture adapted to the resources of contemporary woodworking tools and machinery.
any moth of the family Cossidae, as Prionoxystus robiniae of the U.S. and southern Canada, whose larvae bore into the trunks and branches of oaks, locusts, and other trees.
- Carpenter pants
noun a type of loose-fitting trousers of denim or other material having multiple tool loops and pockets on both legs; also written carpenter’s pants , also called painter’s pants Examples Carpenter pants look good with baggy sweaters. See painter’s pants Word Origin originally made for carpenters Usage Note pl noun
the larva of the carpenterworm moth.
a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago.