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Definition of "roofer" [roof•er]

  • One who lays or repairs roofs. (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 "roofer" in a sentence
  • "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."
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