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upholsterer

Saltos de línea: up¦hol|ster¦er
Pronunciación: /ʌpˈhəʊlst(ə)rə
 
, -ˈhɒl-/

Definición de upholsterer en inglés:

sustantivo

A person who upholsters furniture, especially professionally.
Example sentences
  • Lala's father is a furniture upholsterer who moves his family from Mexico City to Chicago and then to San Antonio in search of a better life.
  • Nan's eye for hidden treasure extends to furniture; she dug two armchairs out of an upholsterer's basement.
  • The firm employed approximately one hundred specialized workers including gilders, carpenters, upholsterers, repairmen, and glaziers.

Origen

early 17th century: from the obsolete noun upholster (from uphold in the obsolete sense 'keep in repair') + -ster.

Words that rhyme with upholsterer

bolsterer

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