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interior designer

a person whose profession is the execution of interior design.
Also called interior decorator.
Origin of interior designer
First recorded in 1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • “And it would help Dick to his college education and Betty to realize her ambition to become an interior decorator,” added Sim.

  • In France and other European countries, an interior decorator has to have a certificate.

    Polly and Her Friends Abroad Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • Soon an interior decorator was busy garnishing the nine-room two-bath apartment, with brand-new highly polished furniture.

    Dust of New York Konrad Bercovici
  • It is as though you set an interior decorator to run a livery stable and expected him to make it attractive.

    Europe Revised Irvin S. Cobb
  • Art, Nature and books will all help the interior decorator in the matter of color adjustment.

  • Under such circumstances, too, an interior decorator is helpful; but don't dump your problem in her lap and take a trip somewhere.

    If You're Going to Live in the Country Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  • I fancy it would be a good thing for every interior decorator to come here and learn what to avoid.

    The Innocents Sinclair Lewis
  • Only the dressmaker and the interior decorator can do things for them, as we see in the case of Kitty Gordon.

    Adventures in the Arts Marsden Hartley
British Dictionary definitions for interior decorator

interior decorator

Also called interior designer. a person whose profession is the planning of the decoration and furnishings of the interior of houses, shops, etc
a person whose profession is the painting and wallpapering of houses
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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