[ko-stoo-mee-er, -styoo-; French kaws-ty-myey]

noun, plural cos·tum·i·ers [ko-stoo-mee-erz, -styoo-; French kaws-ty-myey] /kɒˈstu mi ərz, -ˈstyu-; French kɔs tüˈmyeɪ/.

Origin of costumier

From French; see origin at costume, -ier2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for costumier

Historical Examples of costumier

  • And any disguise you may think of, that too I could procure from a costumier, a Jew I know.

    Under Western Eyes

    Joseph Conrad

  • It was a figure that might have appealed more to the sculptor than to the costumier.

    The Moon and Sixpence

    W. Somerset Maugham

  • In short, her costumier was an artist who knew her business.

    The Everlasting Arms

    Joseph Hocking

  • Next Fukuchi proceeded to make for the costumier a drawing of a girl.


    Dorothy Menpes

  • I confided myself at first to the hands of the costumier with characteristic truthfulness.

British Dictionary definitions for costumier


costumer (kɒˈstjuːmə)


a person or firm that makes or supplies theatrical or fancy costumes
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