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

a person who makes or repairs roofs.
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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
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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.
1 makes it clear that it's illegal for a contractor or roofer to waive an insurance deductible, according to the state insurance department.
Many homeowners simply select the roofer with the lowest prices and assume that all one needs to do the job well is adequate training.
They called a roofer in and he discovered part of the roof had been wrecked when he went to check on top of their terraced house in the Glebe Street area of Leigh.
BY MIKE WALTERS ROOFER Luke Humphries can award himself a night on the tiles after booking a DIY 'derby' with former electrician Rob Cross.
But if you spoke about the lead and have witnesses, negotiate with the roofer. If not, claim for up t o PS5 0 0 0 u n der t he s i m ple c ou r t procedure which replaced small claims.
Newland and his labourer returned twice to fix the roof, but when she couldn't get hold of him a third time the lady called in another roofer.
A ROOFER has had been left to pay a "small fortune" to continue working after thieves broke into his van to steal more than PS1,000 worth of equipment.
Stephen Stanson said he was walking along the pavement in the city's Jute Street on Wednesday when roofer Joe landed yards from him after falling over a hand-rail on the scaffolding.
A bogus roofer conned Derrick Hepworth, 86, into believing he was the boss of the firm working on his Cleckheaton home.
The group needs a quote from a roofer to be able to gain extra funds as part of their ongoing appeal.
James Saltonstall works in a bank, we have a couple of teachers and Ben Heaton's a roofer. I was a roofer myself and that's a tough job, lifting scaffolding up and down all day.