Definition of furrier in English:


Line breaks: fur|rier
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌrɪə


  • A person who prepares or deals in furs: I came across a very classy furrier’s in Nottingham
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    • Official collaboration between Nunavut and Montreal fur designers began four years ago, when Montreal-based fur veteran Ingo Moslener was hired as a consultant to help Nunavut furriers modernize their production techniques.
    • Jay had been working as a furrier in Glasgow but he contracted an allergy off the pelts.
    • There is also a special crafts Christmas market with workshops of gold and silversmiths, furriers, chandlers, bookbinders, and bakers at the St. Margareth's Church.


Middle English: from Old French forreor, from forrer 'to line, sheathe' (see fur). The change in the ending in the 16th century was due to association with -ier.

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