milliner

noun mil·li·ner \ ˈmi-lə-nər \
|Updated on: 19 Jul 2018

Definition of milliner

: a person who designs, makes, trims, or sells women's hats

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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


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milliner

Definition of milliner for English Language Learners

  • : a person who designs, makes, or sells women's hats


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milliner

noun mil·li·ner \ ˈmi-lə-nər \

Definition of milliner for Students

: a person who makes, decorates, or sells women's hats

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