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

Definition of clothier

: one who makes or sells clothing

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One by one, a retired carpenter, a natty clothier and a high-end landscaper detailed how Manafort paid them in international wire transfers from offshore companies. Chad Day, The Seattle Times, "Testimony by ‘right-hand man’ critical in Manafort trial," 5 Aug. 2018 In 1996, Bigsby & Karuthers clothiers put up a 32-foot-high mural of Rodman off the the highway, not far from downtown, complete with a dye job each time Rodman got one. Katherine Rosenberg-douglas,, "Ex-Chicago Bulls star turned North Korean, uh, diplomat Dennis Rodman weeps over Kim-Trump summit," 12 June 2018 The development, if approved, would include a Mission BBQ restaurant and a Men’s Wearhouse retail clothier. Libby Solomon,, "Towson residents question plans for Towson Station, call for 'inspired commerce'," 29 June 2018 Walmart is betting that even under its umbrella, Moosejaw and other brands like the feminist-leaning ModCloth and men’s fashion clothier Bonobos can remain convincingly hipster. John D. Stoll, WSJ, "Moosejaw Keeps Its Balance—and Cool— in Walmart’s Embrace," 8 June 2018 Oscar de la Renta, 24 Newbury The couture clothier opened its first Boston pop-up location earlier this spring, and will sell a cross section of its most popular designs, chief executive Alex Bolen says. Janelle Nanos,, "Here’s a look at the new shops opening on Newbury Street this summer," 25 May 2018 Paul was also very partial to fine clothing and became a clothier and top salesman for fine men's clothing stores. Hartford Courant,, "John-Paul Jenkins," 3 May 2018 The clothier Bonobos sold itself to Walmart for $310 million in June, for example, while the latest investment in mattress maker Casper valued it at $750 million. Michael J. De La Merced, New York Times, "Net-a-Porter Founder’s Next Act Is a Venture Capital Firm," 16 Apr. 2018 Covitz also is married to Jeff Covitz, owner of Houndstooth men's clothier on the east side of the River Market. Joyce Smith, kansascity, "New 'boozy bookstore' in the River Market plans mid-June opening | The Kansas City Star," 3 Apr. 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of clothier

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

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