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corsetiere

[ kawr-si-teer ]
/ ˌkɔr sɪˈtɪər /
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noun
a person who specializes in making, fitting, or selling corsets, brassieres, or other foundation garments.
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Origin of corsetiere

1840–50; <French corsetière, feminine of corsetier;see corset, -ier2
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How to use corsetiere in a sentence

  • The other was my personal discomfort in becoming accustomed to the strait-jacket furnished by the corsetiere to whom Abby sent me.

    It Pays to Smile|Nina Wilcox Putnam
  • Her corsetiere could not provide her with a figure to match the face.

    To Tell You the Truth|Leonard Merrick

British Dictionary definitions for corsetiere

corsetière
/ (ˌkɔːsɛtɪˈɛə, kɔːˌsɛt-) /

noun
a woman who makes and fits corsets
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