upholsterer


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up·hol·ster·er

 (ŭp-hōl′stər-ər, ə-pōl′-)
n.
One that upholsters furniture.

[From obsolete upholster, from Middle English upholdester : upholden, to repair (up, up; see up + holden, to hold; see hold1) + -ster, -ster.]

upholsterer

(ʌpˈhəʊlstərə)
n
1. (Professions) a person who upholsters furniture as a profession
2. (Furniture) a person who upholsters furniture as a profession
[C17: from upholster small furniture dealer; see uphold, -ster, -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.upholsterer - a craftsman who upholsters furnitureupholsterer - a craftsman who upholsters furniture
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
Translations
مُنَجِّد مَفْروشات
čalouník
møbelpolstrer
kárpitos
bólstrari
čalúnnik
döşemeci

upholsterer

[ʌpˈhəʊlstərəʳ] Ntapicero/a m/f

upholsterer

nPolsterer m, → Polsterin f

upholsterer

[ʌpˈhəʊlstrəʳ] ntappezziere/a

upholster

(apˈhəulstə) verb
to fit (seats) with springs, stuffing, covers etc. He upholstered the chair.
upˈholstered adjective
upholstered chairs.
upˈholsterer noun
a person who makes, repairs or sells upholstered furniture.
upˈholstery noun
1. the business or process of upholstering.
2. the springs, coverings etc of eg a chair. luxurious upholstery.
References in classic literature ?
Boythorn leaving us within a week, we took up our abode at a cheerful lodging near Oxford Street over an upholsterer's shop.
Here and there was one of those uncomfortable tributes to elegance in which the upholsterer's art, in France, is so prolific; a curtain recess with a sheet of looking-glass in which, among the shadows, you could see nothing; a divan on which, for its festoons and furbelows, you could not sit; a fireplace draped, flounced, and frilled to the complete exclusion of fire.
Having no money, and having privately sought advice as to what security could possibly be given by a man in his position, Lydgate had offered the one good security in his power to the less peremptory creditor, who was a silversmith and jeweller, and who consented to take on himself the upholsterer's credit also, accepting interest for a given term.
By this time, the rooms were vastly different from what I had found them, and I enjoyed the honour of occupying a few prominent pages in the books of a neighbouring upholsterer. I had got on so fast of late, that I had even started a boy in boots - top boots - in bondage and slavery to whom I might have been said to pass my days.
The board, that made the ceiling, was to be lifted up and down by two hinges, to put in a bed ready furnished by her majesty's upholsterer, which Glumdalclitch took out every day to air, made it with her own hands, and letting it down at night, locked up the roof over me.
I don't think the Parian Psyche Laurie gave lost any of its beauty because John put up the bracket it stood upon, that any upholsterer could have draped the plain muslin curtains more gracefully than Amy's artistic hand, or that any store-room was ever better provided with good wishes, merry words, and happy hopes than that in which Jo and her mother put away Meg's few boxes, barrels, and bundles, and I am morally certain that the spandy new kitchen never could have looked so cozy and neat if Hannah had not arranged every pot and pan a dozen times over, and laid the fire all ready for lighting the minute `Mis.
Monsieur Saillard married the daughter of an upholsterer keeping shop under the arcades of the Market.
No sooner had the holidays commenced than note of preparation for some momentous event sounded all through the premises of Pelet: painters, polishers, and upholsterers were immediately set to work, and there was talk of "la chambre de Madame," "le salon de Madame." Not deeming it probable that the old duenna at present graced with that title in our house, had inspired her son with such enthusiasm of filial piety, as to induce him to fit up apartments expressly for her use, I concluded, in common with the cook, the two housemaids, and the kitchen-scullion, that a new and more juvenile Madame was destined to be the tenant of these gay chambers.
Du Bousquier then began bitter lamentations: he had the last payments to make on his house; the painter, the mason, the upholsterers must be paid.
In due time, the mansion was finished; next came the upholsterers, with magnificent furniture; then, a whole troop of black and white servants, the haringers of Mr.
If painters, paperhangers, and upholsterers could make happiness as well as splendour, I should be interested about their proceedings in Laura's future home.
In the same way the upholsterers refused to return a single rouble of the instalment paid for the furniture purchased but not yet removed to the flat.