costumer

noun
cos·​tum·​er | \ ˈkä-ˌstü-mər How to pronounce costumer (audio) , -ˌstyü- also ˈkäs-ˌchü-; kä-ˈst(y)ü, käs-ˈchü- \

Definition of costumer

1 : one that deals in or makes costumes
2 : an upright stand with hooks or pegs on which to hang clothes

Examples of costumer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The costumer-confessor and actress-penitent were in a state of hope. New York Times, "Back in the Girdle Again: Getting Fitted After a Year Untouched," 4 May 2021 Parton was the first to sign on to collaborate after Jordan met her through her costumer. Melinda Newman, Billboard, "Leslie Jordan Talks Recording Gospel Album With Dolly Parton and Eddie Vedder: 'Wonderful Feelings Washed Over Us'," 2 Apr. 2021 Her work was admired by Christian Dior and by the legendary costumer Edith Head. Judith Thurman, The New Yorker, "Ann Lowe’s Barrier-Breaking Mid-Century Couture," 22 Mar. 2021 The show’s depiction of a life cut short is especially poignant after the loss of costumer designer and performer AJ Garcia, who died last week at age 47 (coincidentally the same age as Garland at the time of her death). Matthew J. Palm, orlandosentinel.com, "Rainbow’s end isn’t pretty, but music thrills | Review," 27 Feb. 2021 The honor comes more than 60 years after prolific costumer Edith Head became the first in her field to receive a star. Los Angeles Times, "Ruth E. Carter is first costume designer since Edith Head to get a Walk of Fame star," 26 Feb. 2021 Now a man in a beekeeper costumer at the end of the episode. Eliana Dockterman, Time, "All the Marvel Clues You Missed in WandaVision's First Two Episodes," 15 Jan. 2021 Get the Eider & Ivory, which boasts nearly flawless costumer reviews, for just $92.99 — 63% off its normal $249.99 price tag. Cnn Underscored Staff, CNN Underscored, "The top Cyber Monday deals of the day: Fitbit, Chromebooks and more," 30 Nov. 2020 Get the Eider & Ivory, which boasts nearly flawless costumer reviews, for just $95.99 — 62% off its normal $249.99 price tag. Cnn Underscored Staff, CNN Underscored, "The top Black Friday deals of the day: Airpods, Dyson and more," 27 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of costumer

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of costumer was in 1830

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11 May 2021

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“Costumer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/costumer. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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costumer

noun

English Language Learners Definition of costumer

US : a person or company that makes, rents, or sells costumes

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