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Definition of "bricklayer" [brick•lay•er]

  • A person skilled in building with bricks. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bricklayer" in a sentence
  • "I believe the bricklayer is about as excited about this part of the construction as he has been about any of it and I think you'll see why by the picture."
  • "Our bricklayer is absolutely great -- extremely experienced, talented, and on and on, but his standard of perfection, although MUCH higher than a lot of work we've seen here, is still not as high as ours."
  • "Below all were asleep except our green hand, the "bricklayer," who was dying of consumption."