designer

noun
de·​sign·​er | \ di-ˈzī-nər How to pronounce designer (audio) \

Definition of designer

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one that designs: such as
a : one who creates and often executes plans for a project or structure urban designers a theater set designer
b : one that creates and manufactures a new product style or design especially : one who designs and manufactures high-fashion clothing the designer's new fall line

designer

adjective

Definition of designer (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or produced by a designer designer wallpaper wearing a designer original also : displaying the name, signature, or logo of a designer or manufacturer designer jeans
2 : intended to reflect the latest in sophisticated taste or fashion designer ice cream a designer haircut
3 : artificially synthesized or modified (as by genetic engineering) to meet a specific need or requirement or serve a particular function designer foods

Examples of designer in a Sentence

Noun She is one of the leading designers in the fashion world. He is a designer and engineer for a car company. She was the designer of the book's jacket. Adjective that car manufacturer is claiming that their new models are the last word in designer technology
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Fashion designer Dennis Basso, a longtime friend of Ivana Trump's, was also among the mourners. Deepti Hajela, USA TODAY, 21 July 2022 Fashion designer Dennis Basso, a longtime friend of Ivana Trump’s, was also among the mourners. Deepti Hajela, BostonGlobe.com, 20 July 2022 Fashion designer Dennis Basso, a longtime friend of Ivana Trump's, was also among the mourners. Deepti Hajela, ajc, 20 July 2022 Fashion designer Dennis Basso, a longtime friend of Ivana Trump’s, was also among the mourners. Deepti Hajela, Chicago Tribune, 20 July 2022 Fashion designer Dennis Basso, a longtime friend of Ivana Trump's, was also among the mourners. CBS News, 20 July 2022 Fashion designer Dennis Basso, a longtime friend of Ivana Trump’s, was also among the mourners. Deepti Hajela, Anchorage Daily News, 20 July 2022 This modern kitchen in fashion designer Josie Natori's New York home makes ample use of white for a clean design that bounces light. Charles Curkin, ELLE Decor, 18 July 2022 Lola is also appearing as a virtual collection on online gaming platform Roblox via digital fashion designer @Builder_Boy. Kevin Rozario, Forbes, 16 July 2022 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective The order arrived as a white, non-designer T-shirt, size 2XL. Sha Hua, WSJ, 21 June 2022 On Wednesday, Target revealed the lookbook for the 180-piece multi-designer collection, whose pieces will retail from $15 to $80 and will come in sizes XXS to 4X. Frances Solá-santiago, refinery29.com, 8 Sep. 2021 Fashion fans lamenting the loss of directional retailers such as Barneys New York and Jeffrey New York, will soon have a new multi-designer playground to explore. Sharon Edelson, Forbes, 18 Apr. 2021 As a non-designer, Caplan had an ability to explain design to a wide audience minus the quixotic jargon of the trade. Anne Quito, Quartz, 13 June 2020 To prove it, House Beautiful contributor Eddie Ross headed to his local Home Depot to curate a quartet of no-fail hardware suites that look designer-level but without the custom price tag. Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, 21 Oct. 2019 The excellent Tim Gunn was interviewed too, as was designer Christian Siriano — one of the fabulous judges of our Real Women Style Awards, coming in September! — who has made a point of being inclusive in his own line. Meredith Rollins, Redbook, 23 June 2017 The excellent Tim Gunn was interviewed too, as was designer Christian Siriano — one of the fabulous judges of our Real Women Style Awards, coming in September! — who has made a point of being inclusive in his own line. Meredith Rollins, Redbook, 23 June 2017 Spotted shaking their groove thang were none other than handsome, fedora-wearing Bruno Mars, singer-songwriter James Blunt, and even designer Christian Siriano. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, 12 Nov. 2010 See More

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First Known Use of designer

Noun

1662, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1940, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Designer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/designer. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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designer

noun
de·​sign·​er | \ di-ˈzī-nər How to pronounce designer (audio) \

Kids Definition of designer

: a person who plans how to make or change something a house designer

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