Definition of milliner in English:

milliner

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɪlɪnə
 
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noun

  • A person who makes or sells women’s hats: Alison got a local milliner to make her a stunning hat
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    • Thousands of modest proprietorships and partnerships - grocers, blacksmiths, fabric merchants, printers, tailors, dressmakers, milliners - sold specialized goods.
    • Hatters, milliners, and haberdashers were highly regarded professionals, and every town would have numerous hatshops.
    • Drapers and milliners, haberdashers and tailors, mercers and glovers - these were the ubiquitous tradespeople and retailers of Federation King Street.

Origin

late Middle English (originally in the sense 'native of Milan', later 'a vendor of fancy goods from Milan'): from Milan + -er1.

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