Couturier definition

ko͝o-to͝orē-ər, -ē-ā, -tür-yā
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An establishment engaged in couture.
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One who designs for or owns such an establishment.
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A designer of fashionable clothing for women, esp. one in the business of making and selling such clothes.
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A person who designs haute couture (high fashion).
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A company that is owned by, or employs such a person; a fashion house.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
couturier
Plural:
couturiers

Origin of couturier

  • French dressmaker from Old French cousturier from cousture sewing couture

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French couturier.

    From Wiktionary