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

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Blair also used her post to thank the people who have made up her support system over the past couple months, including costumer Alissa Swanson for helping her change clothes during fittings, as well as the rest of the series' crew and her friends. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "What Selma Blair 'Thought Was a Pinched Nerve' Turned Out to Be MS," 22 Oct. 2018 To mark the 20th anniversary of the show’s premiere, The Times rounded up 10 of the best looks styled by costumer Patricia Field to unleash the (fashionable) green-eyed monster in all of us. Tara Paniogue,, "'Sex and the City': The top 10 looks from the fashion-forward series," 5 June 2018 Both the director and assistant director quit on the first day (which is why Loeb and Allyn are now directing), as did the costumer, location manager, and several other crew members. Anna Silman, The Cut, "The Pro-Life ‘Roe v. Wade’ Movie Sounds Like a Total Disaster," 13 July 2018 Retail workers need to have a customer-first mindset; an ability to greet customers, listen to and solve customers’ issues and recommend products to costumers; and an understanding of customer relations, satisfaction and service. Jennifer Kimrey, Houston Chronicle, "Top salespeople need specific skill set," 17 June 2018 SUBSCRIBE TODAY Typical residential costumers are expected to see $7.04 decrease in their monthly power bills and a $0.015 drop per therm in their gas bills, the PUC said. Michael Katz, idahostatesman, "Good news, Treasure Valley utility customers: Your bills will go down. Here's why.," 15 June 2018 Some were rented from costumers or bought in second-hand stores. Susan Dunne,, "World-Traveling Dog Named Pastrami Lands At Hartford Library," 17 May 2018 But the show was just as much a fashion romance, an onscreen paper-doll fantasy, inviting viewers to take vicarious pleasure in the characters’ elaborate dress-up games as styled by costumer Patricia Field. Rhonda Garelick, The Cut, "Carrie Bradshaw’s Tutu Paradox," 1 June 2018 But the most famous dress, a red gown in the spirit of Valentino, designed by film costumer Marilyn Vance, can now too can be yours—for under $400, thanks to Reformation's wedding collection. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Red 'Pretty Woman' Dress Can Now Be Yours For $388," 24 May 2018

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First Known Use of costumer

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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