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outfitter

Syllabification: out·fit·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈoutˌfidər
 
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(also outfitters)

Definition of outfitter in English:

noun

1North American An establishment that sells clothing, equipment, and services, especially for outdoor activities: an outfitter that provides professional guides
More example sentences
  • There may be riggers and outfitters with an equipment-rental company, or a factory-labor temp agency with a computer-personnel agency.
  • For those who don't want to plan logistics and acquire mountains of survival gear, guided tours with qualified outfitters or environmental groups provide a safe and enjoyable way to see the area.
  • From there, it's a 13-hour drive to the trekking-and-rafting hub of Tyungur; outfitters provide minivan transportation.
1.1British dated An establishment that sells men’s clothing.
Example sentences
  • Gentlemen's outfitters are traditionally independent clothing shops, often family-run, trading in men's clothes and accessories.
  • A walk down the high street reveals two posh dress shops, a complete body therapist, a Highland outfitters, an art gallery and a deli selling expensive sandwiches.
  • Her children have grown up and gone to work - her daughter in a lightbulb factory and her son in a gents' outfitters.
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