window dresser

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noun

a person employed to trim the display windows of a store.

Nearby words

  1. window,
  2. window back,
  3. window blind,
  4. window board,
  5. window box,
  6. window dressing,
  7. window envelope,
  8. window sash,
  9. window seat,
  10. window shade

Origin of window dresser

First recorded in 1860–65

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Examples from the Web for window-dresser

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

  • 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

window-dresser

noun

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