Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One, such as a person or firm, whose business is the construction of dwellings.
  • n. One who builds one's own home.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person or company which builds houses

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. someone who builds houses as a business.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who builds houses as a business
  • n. someone who builds houses as a business

Etymologies

home + builder (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When she called the homebuilder, Ranchwood Homes LLC, about the air conditioning leak, someone was sent out to fix the problem.

    Merced Sun-Star: front

  • Investors may wish to avoid a name like homebuilder

  • Pulte's 6.5 percent notes due in 2016 paid 32 percent since April, compared with a 14 percent advance by shares of the largest U.S. homebuilder, which is based in Bloomfield, Michigan.

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  • Pulte's 6.5 percent notes due in 2016 paid 32 percent since April 8, compared with a 21 percent advance by shares of the largest U.S. homebuilder, which is based in Bloomfield, Michigan.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • The homebuilder is the first to report results following the expiration of the homebuyer tax credit, which helped boost the housing market.

    CNN.com

  • Would you put the keyword "homebuilder" if you have already used the keyword "homebuilders"?

    Digital Point Forums

  • Not long after, I was talking to another homebuilder, and he said something quite different: I love my work.

    The Law of Happiness

  • More Developments : Analysts React to Index Homebuilders are fretting about competition from foreclosures and other distressed properties as well as proposals to scale back government support for housing, said Bob Nielsen, a homebuilder from Reno, Nev., and the group's chairman.

    Foreclosures Weigh on Homebuilders' Outlook

  • I shorted homebuilder stocks beginning in 2006 and ending in 2008.

    Chris Martenson, Ph.D.: Prediction: Things Will Unravel Faster Than You Think

  • Texas homebuilder Bob Perry -- no relation -- has been included in nearly every list of important peoplebehind Rick Perry, but as of Sept. 30, he had not donated to the governor's presidential campaign, according to the report.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Rick Perry Booster Not Feeling It This Season

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