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dressmaker

noun dress·mak·er \ ˈdres-ˌmā-kər \
Updated on: 9 May 2018

Definition of dressmaker

: one that makes dresses

dressmaking

play \-ˌmā-kiŋ\ noun

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First Known Use of dressmaker

1803

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dressmaker

adjective

Definition of dressmaker

of women's clothes
: having softness, rounded lines, and intricate detailing
  • a dressmaker suit

First Known Use of dressmaker

1904

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DRESSMAKER Defined for English Language Learners

dressmaker

Definition of dressmaker for English Language Learners

  • : a person who makes dresses and other clothes as a job



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