Definition of costumier in English:


Line breaks: cos|tu¦mier
Pronunciation: /kɒˈstjuːmɪə
(also US costumer /-mə/)


  • A person or company that makes or supplies theatrical or fancy-dress costumes: a theatrical costumier
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    • The company had an imaginative director and two budding theatrical costumiers who saved the day.
    • ‘We have tried local theatrical costumiers but no one has exactly the right period.’
    • A trip to a theatrical costumier's secured the fancy dress, complete with buckled shoes, breeches and elaborate cuffs and ruff.


mid 19th century: French, from costumer 'dress in a costume' (see costume).

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