corsetiere
noun Etymology: French corsetière, feminine of corsetier, from corset Date: 1848 one who makes, fits, or sells corsets, girdles, or brassieres

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  • corsetiere — [kôr΄sə tir′, kôr΄sətyer′] n. [Fr corsetière, fem. of corsetier, corset maker < corset,CORSET + ier, ER] 1. a person who fits clients for the correct size and type of corset, bra, etc. 2. a manufacturer of or dealer in foundation garments …   English World dictionary

  • corsetiere — /kawr si tear /, n. a person who specializes in making, fitting, or selling corsets, brassieres, or other foundation garments. [1840 50; < F corsetière, fem. of corsetier; see CORSET, IER2] * * * …   Universalium

  • corsetière — ● corsetier, corsetière nom Personne qui fait ou vend des corsets …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • corsetiere — cor•se•tiere [[t]ˌkɔr sɪˈtɪər[/t]] n. clo a person who specializes in making, fitting, or selling corsets, brassieres, or other foundation garments • Etymology: 1840–50; < F corsetière, fem. of corsetier; see corset, ier II …   From formal English to slang

  • corsetiere — n. person who sells or makes corsets or brassieres or girdles and other similar underclothes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corsetière — [ˌkɔ:sɪ tjɛ:, kɔ:sɪtjɛ:] noun a woman who makes or fits corsets. Origin Fr., feminine of corsetier, from corset (see corset) …   English new terms dictionary

  • corsetiere — cor·se·tiere …   English syllables

  • corsetiere — /kɔsəˈtɪə/ (say kawsuh tear) noun an expert trained in the fitting and selecting of corsets …   Australian English dictionary

  • corsetiere — …   Useful english dictionary

  • corsetier — corsetier, ière [ kɔrsətje, jɛr ] n. • 1842 au fém.; de corset ♦ Personne qui fait ou vend des corsets. ● corsetier, corsetière nom Personne qui fait ou vend des corsets. ⇒CORSETIER, IÈRE, subst. et adj. I. Subst. Personne qui fabrique, qui vend… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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