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 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 Topshop Topman, a British clothier, is closing its retail store in the Aventura Mall and laying off 80 workers between June 19 and July 3. Ron Hurtibise,, "More than 660 South Florida workers laid off," 19 June 2019 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

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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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1 Dec 2019

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“Clothier.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 15 December 2019.

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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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