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Definition of "electrician" []

  • One whose occupation is the installation, maintenance, repair, or operation of electric equipment and circuitry. (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 "electrician" in a sentence
  • "So yesterday as the electrician is putting the finishing touches on our new outlet on the porch around 2: 30 in the afternoon, I get the kind of call every parent dreads: Hello?"
  • "Mr. Gaylord, 57, an electrician, is the feminist in the family and supported Mrs. Clinton, while Mrs. Gaylord, 56, an artist, supported Mr. Obama."
  • "Also tomorrow, the electrician is coming to install an electrical outlet on the front of the house, so we can put up lights (as we haven't been able to do since we replaced our porch light with a compact fluorescent fixture that doesn't support those screw-in plug adapter thingies we used to use)."