plumber definition, meaning - what is plumber in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “plumber”

See all translations

plumber

noun [C] uk   /ˈplʌm.ər/  us   //
B2 a person whose job is to supply and connect or repair water pipes, baths, toilets, etc.: When is the plumber coming to mend the burst pipe?
More examples
Translations of “plumber”
in Arabic سَبّاك…
in Korean 배관공…
in Malaysian tukang paip…
in French plombier/-ière…
in Turkish sıhhi tesisatçı, muslukçu, su tesisatçısı…
in Italian idraulico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水管工人, 水電工…
in Russian водопроводчик…
in Polish hydraulik…
in Vietnamese thợ ống nước…
in Spanish fontanero…
in Portuguese encanador, -ora…
in Thai ช่างประปา…
in German der/die Klempner(in)…
in Catalan lampista (d’aigua)…
in Japanese 配管工…
in Indonesian tukang ledeng…
in Chinese (Simplified) 管子工,水暖工…
(Definition of plumber from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of plumber?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “plumber” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

force

physical, especially violent, strength, or power

Word of the Day

They sometimes go here and they never go there: using adverbs of frequency

by Liz Walter,
April 29, 2015
Sometimes, always, often, never: these are some of the most common words in English.  Unfortunately, they are also some of the words that cause the most problems for students. Many of my students put them in the wrong place, often because that’s where they go in their own languages. They say things

Read More 

Evel abbreviation

May 04, 2015
English votes for English laws; the idea that only English (as opposed to Scottish, Welsh or Irish) MPs should be allowed to vote for laws that affect only England Yet these are the two principal constitutional proposals that have come from the Conservative party in its kneejerk response to Ukip’s English nationalism and

Read More