- a building contractor.
- a person skilled in the art of building; architect.
Origin of master builder
Master Builder, The
- a play (1892) by Ibsen.
Related Words for master builderdesigner, artist, builder, creator, planner, engineer, inventor, originator, maker, draftsperson
Examples from the Web for master builder
Historical Examples of master builder
They recognize in the edifice the stone and also the stone-cutter, but no master-builder.Homer's Odyssey
Denton J. Snider
I hope it shall be so; He is a skilled Master-builder who laid it.Letters of Samuel Rutherford
His name was Kincaid, and he was a master-builder of houses.The Ice Queen
It is seen to have been the motive of every action of the master-builder padres.Chimes of Mission Bells
Maria Antonia Field
With the symbolism of The Master-Builder no fault can be found.Pot-Boilers
- a person skilled in the design and construction of buildings, esp before the foundation of the profession of architecture
- a self-employed builder who employs labour