[klohth -yer, -ee-er]
- a retailer of clothing.
- a person who makes or sells cloth.
Origin of clothier
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Examples from the Web for clothier
At Walmart, which is many peoples' grocer, clothier, and auto supply shop, long lines would cost them a lot of business.Why Can’t Walmart Be More Like Costco?
November 26, 2012
He was the son of a clothier in humble circumstances, at Romsey, in Hampshire, where he was born in 1623.Self-Help
He was certainly a Kentish man, and probably the son of a London clothier.A History of English Literature
It is said that in 1713, there was but one clothier in the colony.
I know the rascals: my barber, clothier, and linen-draper dispose of my estate!The History of John Bull
He waited with equanimity until his father could take him to the clothier's.On the Stairs
Henry B. Fuller
- a person who makes, sells, or deals in clothes or cloth
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Word Origin and History for clothier
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