Origin of upholstereraltered from Middle English upholdster, altered from upholder, dealer in small or secondhand wares from upholden, to repair ( from up-, up- + holden, to keep, hold): see -ster
The tools of an upholsterer.
The definition of an upholsterer is someone who recovers furniture.
An example of an upholsterer is the person to whom you take your old couch to have it covered with a new fabric.
One that upholsters furniture.
Origin of upholstererFrom obsolete upholster from Middle English upholdester upholden to repair ( up up ; see up . ) ( holden to hold ; see hold 1. ) -ster -ster
- Attached cushions are very difficult to replace and in most cases you'll need to take the entire sofa to an upholsterer.
- MANDELL CREIGHTON (1843-1901), English historian and bishop of London, was born at Carlisle on the 5th of July 1843, being the eldest son of Robert Creighton, a well-to-do upholsterer of that city.