Origin of plumberMiddle English from Middle French plummier from Classical Latin plumbarius, lead worker from plumbum, lead: see plumb
A plumber working on a kitchen sink.
The definition of a plumber is a professional who installs, repairs or works with pipes and water supplies.
The person who comes and installs your toilet is an example of a plumber.
a skilled worker who installs and repairs pipes, fixtures, etc., as of water, drainage, or gas systems in a building
- One that installs and repairs pipes and plumbing.
- Slang An employee assigned to investigate and stop leaks of sensitive information.
Origin of plumberMiddle English plummer from Old French plomier from Latin plumbārius lead worker from Latin plumbum lead
- One who works in or with lead.
- One who furnishes, fits, and repairs pipes and other apparatus for the conveyance of water, gas, or drainage.
- One who installs piping for potable and waste water.
- (UK) In the Royal Navy, nickname for an apprentice, a boy aged 16 to 18, who is trained in technical skills at the Dockyard Schools to become an artificer.
- Who would have known that everyone's favorite pudgy plumber was also a M.D. Mario dons the white coat and all in this game as you manuever around medicine capsules of different colors to clear out the viruses found on the screen.
- While the Italian plumber has gone on to drive go-karts, play tennis, and even kill off a virus or two, the core appeal always comes back to the main adventure games where he is tasked with saving Princess Peach for the umpteenth time.
- Sure, Pilotwings 64 was utterly forgettable, but Mario 64 was the first game that featured a three-dimensional environment wherein our favorite pudgy plumber in red overalls could romp around and jump on a goomba or two.
- Designers got to work by analysing the 'flaws' of Nintendo's mascot, who when stripped to his basic elements is essentially a plumber that jumps on his enemies and slowly progresses through the mushroom kingdom.
- In a newer home, you may be pretty sure about what you'll find behind the walls, but in an older building, some surprises may require the help of a plumber even after you've burned five or ten hours on the job.