Definition of clothier
: one who makes or sells clothing
Recent Examples of clothier from the Web
Clothiers including American Apparel, Bebe and BCBG Max Azria have filed for bankruptcy.
Her death was announced on her company’s website by her daughter, Lavinia Biagiotti Cigna, who is the creative director of the business and the third generation in a family of prominent clothiers.
The Japanese clothier unveiled a series of limited edition T-shirts inspired by the PSP game Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker earlier this month.
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Origin and Etymology of clothier
Middle English, alteration of clother, from cloth
First Known Use: 14th century
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Definition of clothier for English Language Learners
: a person or business that makes or sells clothing
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