dressmaker

[dres-mey-ker]
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; dress + maker

dressmaking, noun
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dressmaker (ˈdrɛsˌmeɪkə)
 
n
a person whose occupation is making clothes, esp for women
 
'dressmaking
 
n

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The pointer on the left is a common dressmaker's pin.
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