Meaning of “plumber” in the English Dictionary

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"plumber" in British English

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plumbernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈplʌm.ər/ us /ˈplʌm.ɚ/

B2 a person whose job is to supply and connect or repair water pipes, baths, toilets, etc.:

When is the plumber coming to repair the burst pipe?

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  • We'll have to get a plumber in to look at that water tank.
  • Did you remember to get on to the plumber about the shower?
  • The plumber is coming tomorrow to install the new washing machine.
  • The plumber came to mend the burst pipe.
  • He's a plumber by trade.

(Definition of “plumber” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"plumber" in American English

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plumbernoun [ C ]

us /ˈplʌm·ər/

someone whose job is to supply, connect, and repair water pipes and devices

(Definition of “plumber” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)