Definition of milliner
: a person who designs, makes, trims, or sells women's hats
Recent Examples of milliner from the Web
Kapralik was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, the youngest of three children of milliners.
For Philip Treacy, the London milliner who has designed hats for the likes of Givenchy and Chanel, bending the rules is not only fine, but also necessary for this festival of fashion to continue in good health.
During a royal appearance in Scotland on July 5, Queen Elizabeth wore a magenta hat with delicate silk flowers crafted by her go-to milliner, Rachel Trevor-Morgan.
Being a milliner, the pressure was on for a very special headpiece.
Andrea Bray, a broadcast journalist and milliner who as the proprietor of Andrea’s Fine Hats in Silver Spring, Md., specialized in elaborate headwear for churchgoing black women, died May 3 at a hospice center in Rockville, Md.
Milliners rejoiced, the mayor spoke, and 750 fashionable ladies (and some brave gents) lunched.
The milliner and veil specialist Stephen Jones was also spotted leaving the property last month.
Allison Mignone had the milliner Suzanne make hers to match a Van Cleef & Arpels bracelet.
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Origin and Etymology of milliner
irregular from Milan, Italy; from the importation of women's finery from Italy in the 16th century
First Known Use: 1530See Words from the same year
MILLINER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of milliner for English Language Learners
: a person who designs, makes, or sells women's hats
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Definition of milliner for Students
: a person who makes, decorates, or sells women's hats
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