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dressmaker

Syllabification: dress·mak·er
Pronunciation: /ˈdresˌmākər
 
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Definition of dressmaker in English:

noun

A person whose job is making women’s clothes.
Example sentences
  • At the same time there were harness makers, tailors, dressmakers, builders, blacksmiths, wheelwrights, watchmakers, saddlers, masons and carpenters.
  • More often than not, I must hire a dressmaker to alter my clothes.
  • At the time of the 1851 census in Britain, there were 268,000 milliners and dressmakers, as against 502,000 people working in cotton textile manufacture (including printing and dyeing).
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Derivatives

dressmaking

1
noun
Example sentences
  • I do not want to go to Bradford to look at books about dressmaking and as a dressmaking tutor I do not want to have to order a book simply by its title alone.
  • Paddy was also responsible for dispatching many sewing machines, which formed the basis of a thriving school for tailoring and dressmaking.
  • Please rest assured that the dressmaking (ironing, hemming) is continuing, although there have been some problems with getting support in certain problem areas.

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