Definition of seamstress in English:

seamstress

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Pronunciation: /ˈsiːmstrɪs
 
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noun

  • A woman who sews, especially one who earns her living by sewing.
    More example sentences
    • A cloud of lint hovered over the seamstresses and their sewing machines like a multicolored fog over a river.
    • Workers in this informal sector include tinsmiths, seamstresses, bakers, carpenters, and peddlers.
    • The tailors or seamstresses would literally stitch new clothes onto people around Easter-time and that was it for the year.

Origin

late 16th century: from archaic seamster, sempster 'tailor, seamstress' + -ess1.

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