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designer

noun de·sign·er \ di-ˈzī-nər \
Updated on: 3 Dec 2017

Definition of designer

: 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

Examples of designer in a Sentence

  1. She is one of the leading designers in the fashion world.

  2. He is a designer and engineer for a car company.

  3. She was the designer of the book's jacket.

Recent Examples of designer from the Web

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First Known Use of designer

1662


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designer

adjective

Definition of designer

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

  1. that car manufacturer is claiming that their new models are the last word in designer technology

Recent Examples of designer from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'designer.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of designer

1940


DESIGNER Defined for English Language Learners

designer

noun

Definition of designer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who plans how something new will look and be made : a person who creates and often produces a new product, style, etc.


designer

adjective

Definition of designer for English Language Learners

  • : created by a famous designer

  • : very fashionable and popular

  • : scientifically changed from the usual or natural form


DESIGNER Defined for Kids

designer

noun de·sign·er \ di-ˈzī-nər \

Definition of designer for Students

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


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