HyperDic: modiste

English > 2 senses of the word modiste:
NOUNperson modiste, hatmaker, hatter, millinersomeone who makes and sells hats
person modiste, dressmaker, needlewoman, seamstress, sempstresssomeone who makes or mends dresses
English > modiste: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who makes and sells hats.
Synonymshatmaker, hatter, milliner
Broadermaker, shaperA person who makes things
merchant, merchandiserA businessperson engaged in retail trade
Spanishmodista, sombrerera, sombrerero
Catalanbarretaire, barreter, capeller
English > modiste: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who makes or mends dresses.
Synonymsdressmaker, needlewoman, seamstress, sempstress
InstancesRoss, Betsy Ross, Betsy Griscom RossAmerican seamstress said to have made the first American flag at the request of George Washington (1752-1836)
Broadergarmentmaker, garment-worker, garment workerA person who makes garments
Spanishcosturera, modista, modisto, sastra
Catalancosturera, modista, sastressa

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