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dressmaker

[dres-mey-ker]
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noun
  1. a person whose occupation is the making or alteration of women's dresses, coats, etc.
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adjective
  1. (of women's clothing) having soft lines or elaborate detail.
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Origin of dressmaker

First recorded in 1795–1805; dress + maker
Related formsdress·mak·ing, noun
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Related Words for dressmaking

tailoring, mending, needlework, stitchery, seaming, needlecraft, dressmaking

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British Dictionary definitions for dressmaking

dressmaker

noun
  1. a person whose occupation is making clothes, esp for women
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Derived Formsdressmaking, noun
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