shipbuilder

[ ship-bil-der ]
/ ˈʃɪpˌbɪl dər /

noun

a person whose occupation is the designing or constructing of ship.
a commercial firm for building ships.

Origin of shipbuilder

First recorded in 1690–1700; ship1 + builder

Related forms

ship·build·ing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for shipbuilding

shipbuilder

/ (ˈʃɪpˌbɪldə) /

noun

a person or business engaged in the building of ships

Derived Forms

shipbuilding, noun
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