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 (ro͞o′fər, ro͝of′ər)
One who lays or repairs roofs.


(ˈru fər, ˈrʊf ər)

a person who makes or repairs roofs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roofer - a craftsman who lays or repairs roofsroofer - a craftsman who lays or repairs roofs
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
thatcher - someone skilled in making a roof from plant stalks or foliage


[ˈruːfər] ncouvreur/euse m/froof garden ntoit-terrasse mroof rack ngalerie froof space ncombles mpl


nDachdecker(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
If there had been a ladder applied to the front of the house, even one of the vertiginous perpendiculars employed by painters and roofers and sometimes left standing overnight, he would have managed somehow, astride of the window-sill, to compass by outstretched leg and arm that mode of descent.
The group needs a quote from a roofer to be able to gain extra funds as part of their ongoing appeal.
6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2009, a roofer started a small non-profit organization called "The Foundation for Job Creation.
I was a roofer myself and that's a tough job, lifting scaffolding up and down all day.
Water staining in the loft is an early warning sign of a problem with the roof covering, so get it looked at by a reputable roofer straightaway.
Richie was a roofer and was a member of the Roofers and Waterproofers Local 33.
London, July 16 ( ANI ): Roofer Keith Saunders recently smashed the world record for ladder climbing at Salisbury Fire Station.
A roofer was hired to seal the tar between the deck and the building.
Also tying the knot yesterday was TV beauty Melanie Sykes, 42 - with roofer Jack Cockings, 27, in Sherborne, Dorset.
Ronald Morgan, 64, took thousands of pounds in disability living allowance despite working as a roofer.
Contractor Jason Lunt, 41, of Valley Road, Bloxwich, pleaded guilty to breaching part of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, and self-employed roofer Gregory Wright, also 41, of Tewkesbury Road, Bloxwich, pleaded guilty to breaching part of the same act.
The roofer had only tucked the edges of the vent tiles beneath the adjacent tiles with the result that in certain wind and rain conditions, water was draining off the roof above then sideways beneath the adjacent tiles to leak through the hole in the sarking felt.