Definition of builder noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbɪldə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɪldər//
    Professions, People in construction
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  1. 1a person or company whose job is to build or repair houses or other buildings See related entries: Professions, People in construction
  2. 2(usually in compounds) a person or thing that builds, creates or develops something a shipbuilder a confidence builder see also bodybuilder
  3. Extra examples The house looked like a builder’s yard, with stacks of bricks and piles of sand in the garden. The house will look like a builder’s yard until we finish the work. We got a local builder to do the work for us. Going on the course was a real confidence-builder for me.
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