milliner


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mil·li·ner

 (mĭl′ə-nər)
n.
One that makes, trims, designs, or sells hats.

[Probably alteration of Middle English Milener, native of Milan, from Milanthe source of goods such as bonnets and lace.]

milliner

(ˈmɪlɪnə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a person who makes or sells women's hats
[C16: originally Milaner, a native of Milan, at that time famous for its fancy goods]

mil•li•ner

(ˈmɪl ə nər)

n.
a person who creates or sells hats for women.
[1520–30; orig. a dealer in goods from Milan; see -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.milliner - someone who makes and sells hatsmilliner - someone who makes and sells hats  
maker, shaper - a person who makes things
merchandiser, merchant - a businessperson engaged in retail trade
Translations

milliner

[ˈmɪlɪnəʳ] Nsombrerero/a m/f
milliner's (shop)sombrerería f

milliner

[ˈmɪlɪnər] nmodiste f

milliner

nHutmacher m, → Hut- or Putzmacherin f, → Modistin f; at the milliner’s (shop)im Hutgeschäft or -laden

milliner

[ˈmɪlɪnəʳ] nmodista
References in classic literature ?
Taking the milliner into his arms and holding her tightly in spite of her struggles, he kissed her until she became helpless.
There's a little Jewish girl here who used to run errands for a milliner, and got sick and lost her place; and she was four days on the streets without a mouthful of food, and then she went to a place just around the corner and offered herself, and they made her give up her clothes before they would give her a bite to eat
It was known at the minister's and at the doctor's, and at Miss Peabody's milliner shop, that Ophelia St.
Her gowns, bonnets, and chiffons were all cut and made by the dressmaker and the milliner of Alencon, two hump-backed sisters, who were not without some taste.
This store was now nearly exhausted, and she had found a milliner who gave her a miserable pittance for toiling with her needle eight or ten hours each day.
But object strongly to being sent down to dinner with my wife's milliner.
When I returned to London I called upon the milliner, who had recognized Straker as an excellent customer of the name of Derbyshire, who had a very dashing wife, with a strong partiality for expensive dresses.
So day after day she, and my darling, and my little maid Charley, and a milliner out of the town, and I, sat hard at work, as pleasantly as possible.
Priscilla had a sudden stinging consciousness that her own hat had been trimmed by her village store milliner, and Anne wondered uncomfortably if the blouse she had made herself, and which Mrs.
The mother, a pretty, fragile creature, who, before her marriage, had been a milliner, grieved herself to death over the loss of her husband.
The instant it was over Polly rushed away and bought not only the kids but a bonnet frame, a bit of illusion, and a pink crape rose, which had tempted her for weeks in a certain shop window, then home and to work with all the skill and speed of a distracted milliner.
They looked like a flock of blue-birds, all being in sailor rig, with blue ribbon enough flying from the seven hats to have set up a milliner.