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window dresser

  1. a person employed to trim the display windows of a store.
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Origin of window dresser

First recorded in 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for window-dresser

Historical Examples

  • The window-dresser was lost again in the bank manager who has arranged a profitable overdraft.

    Tales of Chinatown

    Sax Rohmer

  • To illustrate: A window-dresser is decorating the window in Woolworth's.

    Commercial Law

    Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill

British Dictionary definitions for window-dresser


  1. a person employed to design and build up a display in a shop window
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