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 One of our costumers, and a beautiful man, Josh Wallwork, passed away from complications of COVID-19. Trilby Beresford, The Hollywood Reporter, "Josh Wallwork, Costumer on 'Law and Order: SVU,' Dies From Coronavirus at 45," 27 Mar. 2020 Rachel Masky, the costumer behind Jo March’s gown, took the task a step further, challenging herself to use only pre-existing materials for the job. Eliza Huber,, "The Oscar-Winning Costumes From Little Women Are Being Reimagined," 14 Apr. 2020 The deer then quickly slid toward hairstylist and owner, Jenisse Heredia, and her costumer, both of whom jumped out of the way as the deer ran past them, out of the camera’s view. Eric Todisco,, "Deer Crashes Through Long Island Salon Window — See the Startling Video," 7 Oct. 2019 Crissy Lutz, a graphics and web designer for Niche Clothing and costumer for Morgan’s Wonderland in San Antonio, started making cloth masks for her friends and family about a week ago. René A. Guzman,, "How to make your own face mask to help slow the spread of the coronavirus," 8 Apr. 2020 Other production staff members include Diane Frendak and Sharon Joyce (co-producers), Katie Atkinson and Jill Kenderes (costumers) and Whitney Cline-Chockreff (stage manager). Shirley Macfarland, cleveland, "BBHHS student wins at juried high school art show: Talk of the Towns," 20 Feb. 2020 Meanwhile, costumer Tommy Price is cutting stray threads off tutus, sorting hair accessories and arranging garment racks. Matthew J. Palm,, "CFCArts Christmas extravaganza: 4 months of work for 3 nights of joy," 11 Dec. 2019 On Saturday, employees and costumers at hair salon in Long Island, New York were shocked and frightened when a deer plummeted through the window, shattering the glass and running amok through the salon. Eric Todisco,, "Deer Crashes Through Long Island Salon Window — See the Startling Video," 7 Oct. 2019 Many of the laughs in the sketch came from the cast itself when a costumer jumped into the sketch a beat too early to help change Bryant's costume. Therese M Odell, Houston Chronicle, "Rice University gets name checked in 'Saturday Night Live' premiere sketch," 29 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of costumer

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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22 May 2020

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“Costumer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of costumer

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

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