[roo-fer, roo f-er]
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Origin of roofer

First recorded in 1840–50; roof + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for roofer

aloft, atop, aerial, upward, skyward, upper, over, above, roof, hanging

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Historical Examples of roofer

  • Years ago she was engaged to a Mr. Wiggins, a roofer, who met with an accident due to an icy roof.

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    Mary Roberts Rinehart

Word Origin and History for roofer

"one who makes or repairs roofs," 1835, agent noun from roof (v.).

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