shirtmaker

noun
shirt·​mak·​er | \ ˈshərt-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce shirtmaker (audio) \

Definition of shirtmaker

: one that makes shirts

Examples of shirtmaker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With Nothing Underneath, a cult London shirtmaker that does boyish British tailoring for women, tried to guess. WSJ, 4 May 2021 Turnbull & Asser is the beloved British shirtmaker and holder of the Royal Warrant for its shirtmaking. Felicity Carter, Forbes, 12 Apr. 2021 Meanwhile, some shirtmakers from Hawaii’s old guard are still going strong. Teddy Brokaw, Smithsonian Magazine, 16 Apr. 2020 Her striped shirt recalled the styles sold at Jermyn Street shirtmakers, while the fluid trousers were an elegant and girlish foil. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, 14 July 2018 Dubbed the shirtmaker of presidents, the label has a decades long history of dressing heads of state. Rosemary Feitelberg | Wwd, latimes.com, 25 Apr. 2018 Local shirtmaker Vardagen also has added its own new shirt after McDaniels bailed on the Colts. Joe Tamborello, Indianapolis Star, 7 Feb. 2018 Her striped shirt recalled the styles sold at Jermyn Street shirtmakers, while the fluid trousers were an elegant and girlish foil. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, 14 July 2018 Dubbed the shirtmaker of presidents, the label has a decades long history of dressing heads of state. Rosemary Feitelberg | Wwd, latimes.com, 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of shirtmaker

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

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6 May 2021

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“Shirtmaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shirtmaker. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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