corsetiere

noun

cor·​se·​tiere ˌkȯr-sə-ˈtir How to pronounce corsetiere (audio) -ˈtyer How to pronounce corsetiere (audio)
: 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, 11 Jan. 2018

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Word History

Etymology

French corsetière, feminine of corsetier, from corset

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of corsetiere was in 1848

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Cite this Entry

“Corsetiere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corsetiere. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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