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One who makes or sells perfumes.


(pəˈfjuːmə) or


(Commerce) a person who makes or sells perfume


(pərˈfyu mər, ˈpɜr fyu-)

1. a maker or seller of perfumes.
2. a person or thing that perfumes.
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Noun1.perfumer - a person who makes (and sells) perfumesperfumer - a person who makes (and sells) perfumes
maker, shaper - a person who makes things


n (= maker)Parfümeur(in) m(f); (= seller)Parfümhändler(in) m(f); (= device)Parfümzerstäuber m
References in classic literature ?
Yesterday she was talking about sachets a la violette; well, our French perfumers, you know very well, madame, for you have over and over again asked for it without success -- our French perfumers, I say, have never been able to procure this scent.
Ask the perfumers, ask the blacking-makers, ask the hatters, ask the old lottery-office-keepers--ask any man among 'em what my poetry has done for him, and mark my words, he blesses the name of Slum.
The fiacre stopped at the door of a celebrated perfumer, and the commissionaire, deeming us of too much value to be left on a carriage seat, took us in her hand while she negotiated a small affair with its mistress.
Ambergris used to be highly valued by perfumers as a fixative (allowing the scent to last much longer), but some perfumers have resorted to using the synthetic ambroxan.
With a coterie of Master Perfumers formulating fragrances and adding their signatures to Fragrance Du Bois' products, the company has, in a very short time, established itself as a major player, with originality and innovation at the heart of everything it creates.
And so successful has the 35-year-old been that she has just been named President of the British Society of Perfumers.
We arrived at the Shampure aroma through a team of aromatherapists, pharmacologists and perfumers who worked together to determine exactly which essential oils would blend harmoniously to tell this story.
She is also a former chairman and president of the American Society of Perfumers.
With premium ingredients crafted by the world's best perfumers, Forever Midnight elevates everyday fragrance.
She said: "We employ perfumers who work with brands to design a smell in places like Ashford.
JAY Z GOLD JUICE, WHITE FOUGERE Perfumers: JAY Z & Ilias Ermenidis Perfumer, Firmenich TOP: The brightness of Sicilian Bergamot and ginger warmed with Cardamom MID: Masculine vetiver and teak wood mingle with the spice of pink pepper BASE: Rich amber and sensual myrrh are smoothed with bourbon vanilla
Many novice natural perfumers were buoyed along by the camaraderie, the sharing of tips and solid advice and went on to launch successful perfumeries.