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Meaning of MODISTE

Pronunciation:  mow'deest

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  someone who makes or mends dresses
  2. [n]  someone who makes and sells hats
 

MODISTE is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: dressmaker, hatmaker, hatter, milliner, needlewoman, seamstress, sempstress
 
 See Also: Betsy Griscom Ross, Betsy Ross, garment worker, garmentmaker, garmentworker, maker, Ross, shaper

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mo`diste"\, n. [F. See {Mode}, and cf. {Modist}.]
    A female maker of, or dealer in, articles of fashion,
    especially of the fashionable dress of ladies; a woman who
    gives direction to the style or mode of dress.
    
    
  2. \Mo`diste"\, n. [F. See {Mode}; cf. {Modist}.]
    One, esp. woman, who makes, or deals in, articles of fashion,
    esp. of the fashionable dress of ladies; a dress-maker or
    milliner.
    
    
 

 

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