modiste

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French modiste. Compare modist.

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Noun[edit]

modiste (plural modistes)

  1. A person who makes or sells fashionable women's clothing, especially dresses or hats.
    • 1992, Hilary Mantel, A Place of Greater Safety, Harper Perennial 2007, p. 46:
      Her dresses – about 150 each year – are made by Rose Bertin, an expensive but necessary modiste with premises on the rue Saint-Honoré.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mode +‎ -iste.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

modiste m (plural modistes)

  1. modiste; milliner

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

modiste f

  1. plural form of modista

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