Definition of couturier in English:


Line breaks: cou¦tur|ier
Pronunciation: /kuːˈtjʊərɪeɪ


A fashion designer who manufactures and sells clothes that have been tailored to a client’s specific requirements and measurements: clothes of luxurious fabrics, cut by top couturiers to fit them to perfection
More example sentences
  • Within a few years, he would be eclipsed by couturiers like Coco Chanel and Jean Patou, designers more willing to adapt to the needs of a new generation of American women.
  • Though they didn't have half-million-dollar budgets to buy clothes from a couturier, they had incredible style.
  • As everyone knows, women are designed by couturiers.


late 19th century: French, from couture.

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