Definition of costumier in English:

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Pronunciation: /kɒˈstjuːmɪə/
(also US costumer /kɒˈstjuːmə/)


A person or company that makes or supplies theatrical or fancy-dress costumes: a theatrical costumier
More example sentences
  • 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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