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



BrE BrE//ˈplʌmə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈplʌmər//
Professions, People in construction
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a person whose job is to fit and repair things such as water pipes, toilets, etc. I think we’ll have to call the plumber to fix that tap. See related entries: Professions, People in construction Word Originlate Middle English (originally denoting a person dealing in and working with lead): from Old French plommier, from Latin plumbarius, from plumbum ‘lead’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: plumber