- designated hitter,
- designer baby,
- designer drug,
- designer gene,
Origin of designer
Examples from the Web for designer
A few years back, designer John Galliano was fined by the government for sharing just such anti-semitic sentiments in public.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
His neighbors include some of the other designer outposts one finds speckled around the area.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Early in her career, she and designer Madeleine Vionnet sued a woman in Paris for copying some 20,000 sketches of their designs.
Last September, the "designer" duo got booed at Lanvin's Paris fashion show after they arrived late to their front row seats.
What designer West lacks in productivity, he more than makes up for in pure, unadulterated confidence and blind anger.
Chantrey is betrayed into a pseudo-classical style, most elegant of its kind and beautifully executed, by the designer Tallemache.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of St. Paul|Arthur Dimock
The meaning of this I am certain I should never have understood if I had not heard it from the designer of it himself.The Heroic Enthusiasts,(1 of 2) (Gli Eroici Furori)|Giordano Bruno
The Seven Sisters were a trendy collection of designer faces.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom|Cory Doctorow
He was not only the designer of more theatres than any other modern architect, but also a dramatic compiler.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Both brothers studied at Venice, and were pupils of their stepfather, Dominick Custos, who was himself a designer of book-plates.Book-Plates|William J. Hardy
1640s, "one who schemes;" agent noun from design (v.). Meaning "one who makes an artistic design or a construction plan" is from 1660s. In fashion, as an adjective, "bearing the label of a famous clothing designer" (thus presumed to be expensive or prestigious), from 1966. Designer drug attested from 1983.