The definition of couture is fashionable and cutting-edge designer clothes, or the design of such clothes.(noun)
An example of couture is a hot designer dress.
See couture in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr, sewing, seam < VL *consutura, seam < L consutus, pp. of consuere, to sew, stitch, join < con-, together (see com-) + suere, to sew
See couture in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French, sewing
Origin: , from Old French cousture
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *cōnsūtūra
Origin: , from Latin cōnsuere, cōnsūt-, to sew together
Origin: : com-, com-
Origin: + suere, to sew; see syū- in Indo-European roots.
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