corsetiere

noun
cor·​se·​tiere | \ ˌkȯr-sə-ˈtir How to pronounce corsetiere (audio) , -ˈtyer How to pronounce corsetiere (audio) \

Definition of corsetiere

: one who makes, fits, or sells corsets, girdles, or brassieres

Examples of corsetiere in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rigby & Peller had held the royal warrant as corsetiere to the queen since 1960. Time, "Queen Elizabeth's Bra-Fitter Weeps After Losing Her Royal Contract for Breaking Confidentiality," 11 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of corsetiere

1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for corsetiere

French corsetière, feminine of corsetier, from corset

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Cite this Entry

“Corsetiere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corsetiere. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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