Definition of millinery
1 : women's apparel for the head
2 : the business or work of a milliner
Examples of millinery in a Sentence
a shop that sells millinery
Recent Examples of millinery from the Web
Ladies’ church hats have rich millinery history and undeniable style.
Men showed up in suits, and, when hats were still fashionable, women wore their best millinery and often sported corsages.
The event included a millinery competition, so creativity was key.
The structure was initially constructed for millinery firms, or companies that made women's hats.
Hats are then hand-blocked at Cha Cha’s House of Ill Repute, a millinery design studio in Manhattan (blocks, traditionally made of wood, are used to shape hats).
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First Known Use of millinery
MILLINERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of millinery for English Language Learners
: women's hats
: the business of making or selling women's hats
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