n. occupation of making and altering women's clothing

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  • Dressmaking — Dress mak ing, n. The art, process, or occupation, of making dresses. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dressmaking — [[t]dre̱smeɪkɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Dressmaking is the activity or job of making clothes for women or girls …   English dictionary

  • dressmaking — noun see dressmaker I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dressmaking — See dressmaker. * * * …   Universalium

  • dressmaking — noun the craft of making dresses …   Wiktionary

  • dressmaking — See: dressmaker …   English dictionary

  • dressmaking —    One of those trades which has declined considerably over the second half of the 20th century. The occupational lore of professional dressmakers is not well recorded, although the three sources listed below provide some information, including:… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • dressmaking — noun the craft of making dresses • Hypernyms: ↑trade, ↑craft • Hyponyms: ↑couture …   Useful english dictionary

  • dressmaker — dressmaking, n. /dres may keuhr/, n. 1. a person whose occupation is the making or alteration of women s dresses, coats, etc. adj. 2. (of women s clothing) having soft lines or elaborate detail. Cf. man tailored, tailored. [1795 1805; DRESS +… …   Universalium

  • Charles Frederick Worth — Born 13 October 1825(1825 10 13) Bourne, Lincolnshire, England Died 10 March 1895 …   Wikipedia

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