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Builders and people who work in the building trade - synonyms or related words

brickie

noun

British

informal

a bricklayer

bricklayer

noun

someone whose job is to build walls using bricks

builder

noun

someone whose job is to repair and build houses

builder

noun

someone whose job is to build a particular type of vehicle, system, or machine

joiner

noun

someone whose job is to make the wooden parts of buildings, for example doors and windows

labourer

noun

someone whose job involves hard physical work, for example building work

mason

noun

someone whose job is to cut stones into pieces that can be used in building

navvy

noun

British

old-fashioned

someone whose job is to do hard physical work, for example build roads or dig railways

plasterer

noun

someone whose job is to put plaster on walls or ceilings

quantity surveyor

noun

British

someone whose job is to calculate how much a building, road, or other structure will cost, taking into account the quantities of bricks, wood, and other materials that will be needed

roofer

noun

someone whose job is to build or repair the roofs of buildings

surveyor

noun

someone who measures land in order to find borders or to decide where buildings will go

tiler

noun

someone whose job is to put tiles on a wall, floor, or roof

workman

noun

a man who does physical work, especially building or repairing things

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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