Definition of seamstress
: a woman whose occupation is sewing
Recent Examples of seamstress from the Web
Rosario was convicted in April of murdering 83-year-old Elena Ortega, a Cuban immigrant and seamstress who lived in his Orange County neighborhood, near the intersection of South Semoran Boulevard and Turnbull Drive.
The youngest of 13 children, Francesca Bianchino was born in Brooklyn on April 10, 1924, to Fidel Bianchino, a ditch digger, and the former Nicoletta Blanda, a seamstress.
A floral applique jacket like the one Mrs. Trump purchased for the G-7 outing, for example, would require many seamstress hours of hand embroidery.
In a space of six minutes today, seven new McCaugheys joined the world, born to Bobbi, a 29-year-old seamstress, and Kenny, a 27-year-old clerk.
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First Known Use of seamstress
SEAMSTRESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seamstress for English Language Learners
: a woman who sews clothes, curtains, etc., as a job
SEAMSTRESS Defined for Kids
Definition of seamstress for Students
: a woman who sews especially for a living
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