seamstress

noun seam·stress \ ˈsēm(p)-strəs also ˈsem(p)- \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of seamstress

:a woman whose occupation is sewing

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First Known Use of seamstress

1598


SEAMSTRESS Defined for English Language Learners

seamstress

noun

Definition of seamstress for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who sews clothes, curtains, etc., as a job


SEAMSTRESS Defined for Kids

seamstress

noun seam·stress \ ˈsēm-strəs \

Definition of seamstress for Students

:a woman who sews especially for a living

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