What is another word for bricklayer?

Pronunciation: [bɹˈɪkle͡ɪə] (IPA)

A bricklayer is a skilled professional who builds structures using bricks as a primary material. There are various synonyms for the word bricklayer, including mason, brick mason, brickie, bricksetter, bricklayer-cement mason, and brickwork. A mason constructs buildings, statues, and other structures using materials like stone, brick, and concrete. A brick mason works specifically with brick to construct walls, arches, and other structures. A brickie is an informal term used to refer to a bricklayer. Bricksetter, bricklayer-cement mason, and brickwork are other synonyms that describe an individual who works with bricks to create structures like buildings, walls, and patios.

Synonyms for Bricklayer:

What are the hypernyms for Bricklayer?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Bricklayer?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Bricklayer

A carpenter or bricklayer, on the contrary, is sometimes thrown out of work, and becomes anxious as to the means of keeping his family.
"Political economy"
W. Stanley Jevons
As the bricklayer is held to be living and the bricks non-living, so the bones and skin which protoplasm is supposed to construct are held non-living and the protoplasm alone living.
"Luck or Cunning?"
Samuel Butler
According to this view the skin and other tissues are supposed to be made from dead protoplasm which living protoplasm turns to account as the British Museum authorities are believed to stuff their new specimens with the skins of old ones; the matter used by the living protoplasm for this purpose is held to be entirely foreign to protoplasm itself, and no more capable of acting in concert with it than bricks can understand and act in concert with the bricklayer.
"Luck or Cunning?"
Samuel Butler

Famous quotes with Bricklayer

  • The only other thing that interested me as a kid was being a bricklayer. So if I hadn't become an actress, I would probably be a bricklayer.
    Nikki Cox
  • I look upon myself as a musical bricklayer with architectural aspirations.
    Robert Mayer
  • He has the obligation to society that any human being has. I don't think a satirist has any greater obligation to society than a bricklayer or anybody else.
    Shel Silverstein
  • If I had been a bricklayer I'd still have been a journeyman.
    Fred L. Turner

Related words: bricklaying course, bricklaying apprenticeship, bricklaying jobs, bricklaying wages

Word of the Day

most time-saving
The term "most time-saving" refers to something that saves the most amount of time. The antonyms of this word would be phrases or words that suggest the opposite, indicating someth...