shirt·​mak·​er ˈshərt-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce shirtmaker (audio)
: one that makes shirts

Examples of shirtmaker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Swedish shirtmaker unveiled a new line of clothing and accessories on Monday that was inspired by the legendary British rock band and their expansive discography. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 16 Oct. 2023 An oversize shirt, handmade by the Neapolitan shirtmaker Salvatore Piccolo, is 594 euros. Jessica Iredale, New York Times, 12 Oct. 2023 Storied shirtmakers, many of which hold royal warrants, quickly adopted the style, followed by fashion brands. Naomi Rougeau, Robb Report, 25 Aug. 2023 Those wishing to engage the Royal Warrant-holding shirtmaker’s custom services in Manhattan will find the bespoke department on the third floor of its Midtown flagship. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 23 June 2022 Starting as a shirtmaker in 1969, Milanese brand Aspesi had become a favorite outfitter of discerning Italians by the late ’80s and ’90s. Kareem Rashed, Robb Report, 19 Nov. 2022 Gaziano & Girling and Sexton, along with eyewear brand E.B. Meyrowitz and shirtmaker Budd, banded together to form the London Collective this past fall, going on a trunk show tour of the US as a team. Kareem Rashed, Robb Report, 31 Mar. 2022 Said tailor bringing a bespoke shirtmaker, shoemaker and spectacle maker with them. Aleks Cvetkovic, Robb Report, 3 Nov. 2021 There, in a small workshop overlooking a giant sugar factory, Jake Wigham, a 31-year-old tailor and shirtmaker, is building a cult following for his Ivy League menswear staples—particularly his handmade button-down shirts. Aleks Cvetkovic, Robb Report, 30 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1590, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shirtmaker was in 1590

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“Shirtmaker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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