fashioner

fashioner

[fash-uh-ner]
noun
1.
a person who fashions, forms, or gives shape to anything.
2.
a tailor or modiste.

Origin:
1540–50; fashion + -er1

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fashion (ˈfæʃən)
 
n
1.  a.  style in clothes, cosmetics, behaviour, etc, esp the latest or most admired style
 b.  (as modifier): a fashion magazine
2.  (modifier) (esp of accessories) designed to be in the current fashion, but not necessarily to last
3.  a.  manner of performance; mode; way: in a striking fashion
 b.  (in combination): crab-fashion
4.  a way of life that revolves around the activities, dress, interests, etc, that are most fashionable
5.  shape, appearance, or form
6.  sort; kind; type
7.  after a fashion, in a fashion
 a.  in some manner, but not very well: I mended it, after a fashion
 b.  of a low order; of a sort: he is a poet, after a fashion
8.  after the fashion of like; similar to
9.  of fashion of high social standing
 
vb
10.  to give a particular form to
11.  to make suitable or fitting
12.  obsolete to contrive; manage
 
[C13 facioun form, manner, from Old French faceon, from Latin factiō a making, from facere to make]
 
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