couturiere

noun

cou·​tu·​ri·​ere kü-ˈtu̇r-ē-ər How to pronounce couturiere (audio)
-ē-ˌer
: a woman who is a couturier

Examples of couturiere in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is a collaboration between the person who’s going to wear it and you, but ultimately the seamstress, or the couturiere, is of service. Vogue, 11 Apr. 2022

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Word History

Etymology

French couturière, from Old French cousturiere, feminine of cousturier

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of couturiere was in 1818

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Cite this Entry

“Couturiere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/couturiere. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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