noun, plural mo·distes [moh-deests; French maw-deest] /moʊˈdists; French mɔˈdist/.
- modjeska, helena,
- modock wool,
Origin of modiste
Examples from the Web for modiste
We shared the same manicurist, milliner, modiste, and coiffeur.Memoirs of a Midget|Walter de la Mare
The taxi turned again at the north end of the square, and, a door away, stopped before what seemed to be a row of modiste's shops.Find the Woman|Arthur Somers Roche
Twenty thousand francs were due to the modiste, thirty thousand to the linen draper, twelve thousand to the bootmaker.
So-and-so was a modiste from Paris, or that M. Brugger was a bootmaker "of the first force" from Vienna.The British Expedition to the Crimea|William Howard Russell
But when the brief solace afforded them by the modiste and dressmaker was past, there seemed little else to be gained.Devil's Ford|Bret Harte