Definition of Subcontractor:

  1. Junior or secondary contractor who contracts with a prime contractor (and not the principal or owner of the project) to perform some or all of the prime contractors contractual-obligations under the prime contract.

  2. A business or person that carries out work for a company as part of a larger project.

How to use Subcontractor in a sentence?

  1. They maintain that the dumping at Coolnamadra was carried out by a subcontractor who was sacked when the dump was discovered.

Meaning of Subcontractor & Subcontractor Definition