cloth·​ier | \ ˈklōt͟h-yər How to pronounce clothier (audio) , ˈklō-t͟hē-ər \

Definition of clothier

: one who makes or sells clothing

Examples of clothier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But there's more to her life than being a twin and a pageant queen; Kelsey works as a professional clothier at Tom James, per her LinkedIn. Lia Beck,, "Surprise, There’s A Twin On Peter’s Bachelor Season," 13 Jan. 2020 The lawsuit cites many of the allegations that have emerged in other legal cases in recent months, including that LaPierre expensed hundreds of thousands of dollars in wardrobe purchases at a high-end clothier. Washington Post, "NRA turmoil creates rift among some big donors," 10 Nov. 2019 He and Gordon had their outfits tailored at Al’s Attire, a North Beach clothier. Rachel Swan,, "Famed local hot dog vendor, who always sold food the old-fashioned way, dies at 49," 28 Dec. 2019 Artists, soap-makers, beekeepers, clothiers and sellers of strange objects were packed closely Saturday beneath the pavilions along the River Market District. Clara Turnage, Arkansas Online, "Vendors' wares from odd to sweet; small-business event carries on despite stormy skies in Little Rock," 1 Dec. 2019 Later that day Bernard called his friend Lloyd Dean, who heads Dignity Health, to tell him about his visit to the famed clothier. Willie Brown,, "The regular-guy Republican millionaire who could take down Trump," 23 Nov. 2019 Katy women’s lifestyle clothier YaYa Club Clothing Company will host the Runway for Heroes Fashion Show presenting its new arrivals and all-time favorites on Monday, Nov. 11, starting at 6:30 p.m. in Cane Island’s Oaks Kitchen and Bar. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Runway for Heroes to fund toys for kids," 6 Nov. 2019 Among the headline-grabbing details are allegations that its longtime CEO, Wayne LaPierre, expensed hundreds of thousands of dollars in wardrobe purchases from a Hollywood clothier and spent thousands traveling on private jets. Lisa Marie Pane,, "Gun owners find new outlets in the midst of a weakened NRA," 1 Sep. 2019 Sports clothier Under Armour learned about the situation and offered a $5,000 donation to any school willing to open the season against the Bobcats, Stearns said. Elliott Almond, The Mercury News, "Rebirth in Paradise: How high school football is making it feel ‘like before the fire’," 24 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of clothier

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for clothier

Middle English, alteration of clother, from cloth

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27 Jan 2020

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“Clothier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of clothier

somewhat old-fashioned : a person or business that makes or sells clothing

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