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wardrobe mistress

Syllabification: ward·robe mis·tress

Definition of wardrobe mistress in English:

noun

A woman in charge of the construction and organization of the costumes in a theatrical company.
Example sentences
  • The wardrobe mistress came from Kubrick's stable, and the make-up is flawless (and won the movie an Oscar nomination).
  • A Leigh-born wardrobe mistress and costumier to the stars, Jean Hunnisett, has died aged 73.
  • If I hadn't become a successful actor I'd have been a wardrobe mistress, without a doubt.

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