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de·sign·er

 (dĭ-zī′nər)
n.
One that produces designs: a book designer; a dress designer.
adj.
1. Bearing the name, signature, or identifying pattern of a specific designer: designer luggage; designer clothing.
2. Conceived or created by a designer.
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designer

(dɪˈzaɪnə)
n
1. (Professions) a person who devises and executes designs, as for works of art, clothes, machines, etc
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (modifier) designed by and bearing the label or signature of a well-known fashion designer: designer jeans.
3. (Clothing & Fashion) (modifier) (of things, ideas, etc) having an appearance of fashionable trendiness: designer pop songs; designer stubble.
4. (Biology) (modifier) (of cells, chemicals, etc) designed (or produced) to perform a specific function or combat a specific problem: designer insecticide.
5. a person who devises plots or schemes; intriguer
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de•sign•er

(dɪˈzaɪ nər)

n.
1. a person who devises or executes designs, as for works of art or fashions.
adj.
2. created by or as if by an eminent designer; fancy and expensive: designer jeans.
[1640–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.designer - a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishingsdesigner - a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
specialiser, specialist, specializer - an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
2.designer - someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)designer - someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
creator - a person who grows or makes or invents things
landscape architect, landscape gardener, landscaper, landscapist - someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractively
Ithiel Town, Town - United States architect who was noted for his design and construction of truss bridges (1784-1844)
3.designer - someone who specializes in graphic design
specialiser, specialist, specializer - an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
4.designer - a person who devises plots or intrigues; "he is believed to be the principal designer of the terrorist bombing attack"
contriver, deviser, planner - a person who makes plans
5.designer - someone who designs clothingdesigner - someone who designs clothing  
creator - a person who grows or makes or invents things
costume designer, costumer, costumier - someone who designs or supplies costumes (as for a play or masquerade)
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designer

noun
1. couturier, tailor, stylist, dressmaker, costumier She is a fashion designer.
2. producer, architect, deviser, creator, planner, inventor, artificer, originator Designer Harvey Postlethwaite has rejoined Ferrari.
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Translations
návrhářprojektantkonstruktér
designerformgiverkonstruktør
suunnittelijamuotoilija
dizajner
hönnuîur
デザイナー
디자이너
konštruktér
oblikovalec
designer
ผู้ออกแบบ
nhà thiết kế

designer

[dɪˈzaɪnəʳ]
A. N [of machines etc] → diseñador(a) m/f; (= fashion designer) → diseñador(a) m/f de moda, modisto/a m/f; (in theatre) → escenógrafo/a m/f (TV) → diseñador(a) m/f
B. CPD designer baby Nbebé m de diseño
designer clothes NPLropa fsing de diseño
designer drug Ndroga f de diseño, droga f de laboratorio
designer jeans NPLvaqueros mpl de marca
designer label Nmarca f de moda
designer stubble Nbarba f de tres días (según la moda)
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designer

[dɪˈzaɪnər]
n
(ARCHITECTURE, ART)dessinateur/trice m/f
(INDUSTRY)concepteur/trice m/f, designer mf
(FASHION)modéliste mf fashion designer
modif [label] → griffé(e), de marque
designer clothes → vêtements mpl griffésdesigner baby designer child nbébé m sur mesuredesigner drug ndrogue f de synthèsedesigner label ngriffe f
clothes with designer labels → des vêtements griffésdesigner stubble nbarbe f de trois joursdesign fault ndéfaut m de conceptiondesign feature nattribut mdesign flaw ndéfaut m de conception
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designer

nDesigner(in), Gestalter(in) m(f); (= fashion designer)Modeschöpfer(in) m(f); (of machines etc)Konstrukteur(in) m(f); (Theat) → Bühnenbildner(in) m(f)
adj attrDesigner-; designer clothesDesignerkleider pl, → Designerklamotten pl (pej)

designer

:
designer baby
nDesignerbaby nt
designer drug
nModedroge f, → Designerdroge f
designer stubble
n (hum)Dreitagebart m (inf)
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designer

[dɪˈzaɪnəʳ] n (fashion designer) → stilista m/f, disegnatore/trice di moda; (of machines etc) → disegnatore/trice, progettista m/f; (of furniture) → designer m/f inv; (of theatre sets) → scenografo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

design

(diˈzain) verb
to invent and prepare a plan of (something) before it is built or made. A famous architect designed this building.
noun
1. a sketch or plan produced before something is made. a design for a dress.
2. style; the way in which something has been made or put together. It is very modern in design; I don't like the design of that building.
3. a pattern etc. The curtains have a flower design on them.
4. a plan formed in the mind; (an) intention. Our holidays coincided by design and not by accident.
deˈsigner noun
a person who makes designs or patterns. He is the designer of the yacht.
deˈsigning noun
the art of making designs or patterns. dress-designing.
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designer

مُصَمِّم návrhář designer Designer σχεδιαστής diseñador suunnittelija créateur dizajner progettista デザイナー 디자이너 ontwerper designer projektant designer проектировщик designer ผู้ออกแบบ tasarımcı nhà thiết kế 设计师
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