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window dresser

noun
1.
a person employed to trim the display windows of a store.
Origin of window dresser
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65
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  • The window-dresser was lost again in the bank manager who has arranged a profitable overdraft.

    Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer
  • To illustrate: A window-dresser is decorating the window in Woolworth's.

    Commercial Law

    Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
British Dictionary definitions for window-dresser

window-dresser

noun
1.
a person employed to design and build up a display in a shop window
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