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dressmaker

[dres-mey-ker] /ˈdrɛsˌmeɪ kər/
noun
1.
a person whose occupation is the making or alteration of women's dresses, coats, etc.
adjective
2.
(of women's clothing) having soft lines or elaborate detail.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; dress + maker
Related forms
dressmaking, noun
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Examples for dressmaker
  • She continues to be enamored by the techniques and materials that defined an era of supreme elegance and dressmaker details.
  • The pointer on the left is a common dressmaker's pin.
British Dictionary definitions for dressmaker

dressmaker

/ˈdrɛsˌmeɪkə/
noun
1.
a person whose occupation is making clothes, esp for women
Derived Forms
dressmaking, noun
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