noun mo·diste \mō-ˈdēst\

Definition of MODISTE

:  one who makes and sells fashionable dresses and hats for women

Origin of MODISTE

French, from mode style, mode
First Known Use: circa 1840

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator


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