Definition of alterationist
: someone who makes changes in fitting new or old garments : a person whose job is to make clothing alterations (see alteration 2b) The afternoon may be spent having fittings with one of the store’s 15 alterationists. — Bernadette Morra, Toronto Star, 16 Aug. 1990 Like any good image consultant, I keep a roster of tailors and alterationists just in case a client decides it's time to fix all those pieces that are just taking up space. — Gillian Armour, Albuquerque Journal, 1 Nov. 2009
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