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constructor

or con·struct·er

[kuh n-struhk-ter]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that builds.
  2. a person or company engaged in the construction business.
  3. a person who devises crossword puzzles.

Origin of constructor

First recorded in 1610–20; construct + -or2
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Examples from the Web for constructor

Historical Examples

  • Furniture builder, salon decorator, wig maker, and constructor.

    Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date

    Anonymous

  • The constructor should remember to keep his engine well lubricated.

    Boys' Book of Model Boats

    Raymond Francis Yates

  • I thrilled with the joy of the constructor, the builder, even in this humble capacity.

    One Way Out

    William Carleton

  • She was perfectly rotten, and in the constructor's opinion not worth refitting.

    Richard Carvel, Complete

    Winston Churchill

  • The constructor of these great works was Antiochus Epiphanes.

    The Apostles

    Ernest Renan