couture


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cou·ture

 (ko͞o-to͝or′, -tür′)
n.
1. The business of designing, making, and selling highly fashionable, usually custom-made clothing.
2. Dressmakers and fashion designers considered as a group.
3. The high-fashion clothing created by designers.

[French, sewing, from Old French cousture, from Vulgar Latin *cōnsūtūra, from Latin cōnsuere, cōnsūt-, to sew together : com-, com- + suere, to sew; see syū- in Indo-European roots.]

couture

(kuːˈtʊə; French kutyr)
n
(Clothing & Fashion)
a. high-fashion designing and dressmaking
b. (as modifier): couture clothes.
[from French: sewing, dressmaking, from Old French cousture seam, from Latin consuere to stitch together, from suere to sew]

cou•ture

(kuˈtʊər; Fr. kuˈtür)

n.
1. the occupation or business of a couturier.
2. fashion designers or couturiers collectively.
3. the apparel created by such designers.
adj.
4. created by a fashion designer or pertaining to or suggesting such creation: couture clothes; the couture look.
[1905–10; < French: literally, sewing, seam < Vulgar Latin *cō(n)sūtūra= Latin consūt(us), past participle of consuere to sew together (con- con- + suere to sew) + -ūra -ure; compare suture]

couture

the art and practice of dressmaking and designing. — couturier, couturière, n.
See also: Clothing

couture

The fashionable and expensive part of the dressmaking and clothes-designing business.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.couture - high fashion designing and dressmakingcouture - high fashion designing and dressmaking
dressmaking - the craft of making dresses
Translations
Couture

couture

[kuːˈtjʊəʳ] Nalta costura f

couture

[kuˈtjʊər kuˈtʊər]
n (= haute couture) → haute couture f
modif [collection, house, show] → de haute couture

couture

nCouture f

couture

[kuːˈtʊəʳ] ncouture f inv
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