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 Jean-Yves Thibaudet’s exclusive clothier for 20 years. Hannah Edgar, Chicago Tribune, 12 May 2022 This from a coach whose program is being investigated by the NCAA for five Level 1 (most serious) violations, stemming from recruits taking money from Adidas, the Jayhawks clothier and sneaker provider. Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, 10 May 2022 To look the part, Shepard sent me to M. Dumas and Sons, the clothier of latter-day Bunnies and Biffs. Washington Post, 19 Jan. 2022 Praise from a retailer Back in Beverly Hills, clothier Duke Hagenburger has nothing but praise for the way the city is handling the threat of smash-and-grabs. Francine Kiefer, The Christian Science Monitor, 10 Dec. 2021 Chicago clothier Julius Rosenwald became the company’s president in 1908. Joy Wallace Dickinson,, 5 Dec. 2021 My day job is cofounder of the Armoury, a men’s clothier in Hong Kong and New York. Mark Cho, Robb Report, 16 Oct. 2021 Glenn Au, who owns Junior’s, a by-appointment men’s clothier based in Philadelphia, sees sunnier days ahead. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, 2 June 2021 The 450-person company secured a $1.34 billion valuation in mid-April via a $205 million round led by Owl Rock Capital, and its customers include Samsung, Rite Aid and trendy Spanish clothier Mango. Eliza Haverstock, Forbes, 25 May 2021 See More

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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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31 May 2022

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“Clothier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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