up·​hol·​ster·​er | \ (ˌ)əp-ˈhōl-stər-ər How to pronounce upholsterer (audio) , (ˌ)ə-ˈpōl- \
plural upholsterers

Definition of upholsterer

: a person or business that repairs or installs upholstery a furniture upholsterer Washington designer Sally Steponkus is a big fan of reupholstering. … She finds a good upholsterer can breathe new life into an old chair with good tailoring and extra padding.— Jura Koncius

First Known Use of upholsterer

1613, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jan 2020

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“Upholsterer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upholsterer. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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