[ koo-too r-ee-ey, -ee-er, -too r-yey; French koo-ty-ryey ]
/ kuˈtʊər iˌeɪ, -i ər, -ˈtʊər yeɪ; French ku tüˈryeɪ /

noun, plural cou·tu·riers [koo-too r-ee-eyz, -ee-erz, -too r-yeyz; French koo-ty-ryey] /kuˈtʊər iˌeɪz, -i ərz, -ˈtʊər yeɪz; French ku tüˈryeɪ/.

a person who designs, makes, and sells fashionable clothes for women.

Origin of couturier

1895–1900; < French, Old French; see couture, -ier2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for couturier

/ (kuːˈtʊərɪˌeɪ, French kutyrje) /


a person who designs, makes, and sells fashion clothes for women

Derived forms of couturier

couturire (kuːˌtuːrɪˈɛə, French kutyrjɛr), fem n

Word Origin for couturier

from French: dressmaker; see couture
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