Share this entry

Share this page


Line breaks: elec|tri¦cian
Pronunciation: /ˌɪlɛkˈtrɪʃ(ə)n
, ˌɛl-, ˌiːl-/

Definition of electrician in English:


A person who installs and maintains electrical equipment.
Example sentences
  • Members also discussed tenders from electricians to commission and install Christmas lights for 2005.
  • If not, you will have to have an electrician install a new, larger circuit box or a secondary box.
  • If your premises doesn't have one already you will need to get a competent electrician to install one first.

Definition of electrician in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
seeking to emulate someone or something