One who installs piping for potable and waste water.
One that installs and repairs pipes and plumbing.
(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.
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.
Origin of plumber
Middle English plummerfrom Old French plomierfrom Latin plumbāriuslead workerfrom Latin plumbumlead
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French plummier (French plombier); from Latinplumbum (“lead or lead shot").
Plumber Sentence Examples
A plumber named Otto Gruber out in Archbald listed it.
Super Mario Strikers is the newest addition to the series of games by Nintendo that takes everyone's favorite plumber and all of his friends (and enemies), and throws them into the sports arena.
He is a plumber by trade--though you never really see him in his environment--that consistently gets charged to rescue Princess Peach, who routinely gets kidnapped by Bowser and his underlings.
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.
Mario is probably the best known video game character ever made, and we can all thank Shigeru Miyamoto and the rest of the Nintendo team for developing such a memorable plumber.