Definition of tiler in English:



  • 1A person who lays tiles.

    ‘a roof tiler’
    • ‘There were those who profited from the event, none more so than the tilers, bricklayers and glaziers whose wages trebled.’
    • ‘A tiler was hired to help carry out the work and the mosaic was formed on brown paper.’
    • ‘Arab roofers and master tilers were shipped from Morocco.’
    • ‘He was not a tiler or a roof plumber or anyone else particularly used to working at heights.’
    • ‘On February 26, the tilers arrived promptly at 7 a.m. to begin the arduous task of mounting the tiles - with help from many of the children.’
    • ‘There I am trying to organise tilers and carpenters and blinds and furniture deliveries and people couldn't be nicer, obviously considering I'm paying them.’
    • ‘Mr Hughes, a roof tiler, had stopped at the petrol station as he had a problem with his bike and went in to the shop.’
    • ‘The stone seller will give advice and the builder or tiler who lays your flooring will quite often know very little about the product.’
    • ‘It appears that work was done since tilers arrived in October 1994 to attend to Room 106.’
    • ‘I'm a tiler and went over as that but I did not lay a single tile all the time I was there.’
    • ‘The plasterboard went up a treat over the weekend, all I have to do now is to try and get it cleaned up and plastered this week before the tiler comes on Monday to lay the floor.’
    • ‘Today the tilers managed to finish laying the new kitchen floor.’
    • ‘Mr Skipworth, a ceramic tiler, had only arrived in England a couple of months earlier having left his home in Australia to travel around Europe.’
    • ‘It is likely that licensing will also be extended to construction industry trades, including tilers, roofers and concreters, says Mr Kilgariff.’
    • ‘Virtually every roof tiler, vinyl layer and ceramic wall and floor tiler has been forced into bogus sub-contract arrangements.’
    • ‘It chewed up heating fuel like a hungry dragon; it required constant attention from the masons, the tilers, the electricians, the roofers.’
    • ‘He always insisted that it was a girlfriend's idea: he had been planning to become a tiler.’
    • ‘The tiler is going to have to cut the tiles and your plan should show that any odd sizes are divided between the opposite sides of the room.’
    • ‘He paid the tiler somewhere between $60 and $100 a week, well below minimum pay rates in NZ.’
    • ‘Ronny became a tiler, a craft that requires a steady hand and a good sense of aesthetics and symmetry, no doubt useful traits for a bodybuilder as well.’
  • 2The doorkeeper of a Freemasons' lodge, who prevents outsiders from entering.