[roo-fer, roo f-er]
- a person who makes or repairs roofs.
Origin of roofer
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Examples from the Web for roofer
Yesterday I asked whether Big Labor was turning on Obamacare, after the Roofer's union called for its repeal.Obamacare May Put Some Unions Out of Business
April 18, 2013
That changed today, as the 22,000 member Roofer's union has just called for Obamacare's repeal.Is Labor Turning Against Obamacare?
April 17, 2013
Nier, a roofer and a fishing boat captain, has lived in Sea Gate for 30 years and says he has never seen a storm like Sandy.Nightmare on Coney Island After Sandy Knocks Historic Area to its Knees
November 1, 2012
Years ago she was engaged to a Mr. Wiggins, a roofer, who met with an accident due to an icy roof.More Tish
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Word Origin and History for roofer
"one who makes or repairs roofs," 1835, agent noun from roof (v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper