noun \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


Next Word in the Dictionary: Modred
Previous Word in the Dictionary: modish
All Words Near: modiste

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up modiste? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More