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plumber

plumb·er

plumber

 
pronunciation:
pluh mr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who fits and repairs plumbing.
definition 2: (informal) one assigned to find or stop leaks of confidential information.
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Plumber comes from plumbarius, a Latin word that means "worker in lead." Water pipes are often made of lead.
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