perfumer

noun
per·​fum·​er | \ pər-ˈfyü-mər How to pronounce perfumer (audio) , pə-, ˈpər-ˌfyü-\

Definition of perfumer

: one that makes or sells perfumes

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The rich, wood interiors are home to a vast array of fragrances ready to be blended by a third-generation perfumer into an alchemy of your choice. Vogue, "Style Meets Substance—The 7 Must-Visit Shopping Neighborhoods Around the Globe," 24 Oct. 2018 His father, also a perfumer, taught him to identify and describe scents the way other precocious kids learn to play piano. Noah Johnson, GQ, "Here’s How Louis Vuitton Makes a Next-Level Cologne," 21 June 2018 Cavallier Belletrud, a third-generation perfumer from the south of France, started by assembling a vast palette of 2,500 notes, unique to his atelier. Kari Molvar, Town & Country, "The Bottled Up History of Louis Vuitton Perfumes," 3 Oct. 2016 There’s a new, non-bleak perfume courtesy of legendary perfumer Jo Malone. Shannon Barbour, The Cut, "Jo Malone’s New Perfume Is Inspired by Orange Butterflies," 8 Mar. 2018 Andrea Maack The Icelandic artist and perfumer recently launched her latest fragrance, Dark. Mosha Lundström Halbert, Vogue, "How to Win at Winter, Scandinavian Style," 30 Nov. 2018 Actress Demi Moore arrived alongside florist and perfumer Eric Buterbaugh, while Liv Tyler also attended, along with a whole host of pop star talent such as Ellie Goulding, James Blunt, and Robbie Williams. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Couldn't Be More Adorable at Princess Eugenie's Wedding," 12 Oct. 2018 Arriving at the wedding with the florist and perfumer, Eric Buterbaugh, Moore looked absolutely flawless, wearing a crimson Stella McCartney dress. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Demi Moore Just Joined Instagram to Share Behind-the-Scenes Footage of Princess Eugenie's Wedding," 13 Oct. 2018 Tom Ford Tom has managed to be what every designer wants to be: not only a designer but a poet, an artist, a filmmaker, a perfumer. Corey Seymour, Vogue, "André Leon Talley Talks His New Documentary and His Favorite American Designers," 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of perfumer

1564, in the meaning defined above

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