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

  • n. One who lays or repairs roofs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a craftsman who lays, or repairs roofs

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who puts on roofs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who roofs, or makes and repairs roofs.

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

  • n. a craftsman who lays or repairs roofs


roof +‎ -er (Wiktionary)


  • I called a roofer and he said that the nails were installed with a nail gun, which drove the nails clear through the shingles, and that I need a new roof.

  • If he heard the sarcasm in her voice he didn't react to it, just talked and talked about the research one of his students was completing, and the tenure review for one of his junior colleagues, and the visiting Audubon expert, not stopping once to ask Marilyn how her day was or what the girls were up to or even whether she had called the roofer for a quote on the repair.


  • Now with water pouring in, most people would call a roofer.

    Social Security's Glimpse Into the Left's Priority

  • If you need a plumber don; t call a roofer, same applies to Wal-mart, as no one there knows guns and don; t give a Damn if you buy one or not.

    Wal-Mart Dumps Guns (Partly)

  • And since recent tornado winds blew our chimney cap loose, I had to call a roofer to meet me tomorrow at 6: 30 a.m., before I go to work.

    He Travels for Work. She Stays Home.

  • I could call a roofer, but in my experience, asking a contractor if you need work done is like asking a child if he wants ice cream - $15,000 worth of ice cream.

    NYT > Home Page

  • At this point I could have called a roofer, confident that I needed some minor repairs.

    The Seattle Times

  • I could call a roofer, but in my experience, asking a contractor if you need work done is like asking a child if he wants ice cream, $15,000 worth of ice cream.

    The Seattle Times

  • We will have to call the roofer in the days ahead and possibly chase leaks in the meantime.

    KOLO - HomePage - Headlines

  • If property owners are basing their decision to hire a roofer based on membership in the Better Business Bureau, Trail suggests they ask how long the roofer has been a member. RSS - home


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