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couture definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: high fashion designing and dressmaking

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French, from Old French cousture sewing, from Vulgar Latin *consutura, from Latin consutus, past participle of consuere to sew together, from com- + suere to sew more at sew Date: 1908 1. the business of designing, making, and selling fashionable custom-made women's clothing 2. the designers and establishments engaged in couture 3. the clothes created by couture

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. the design and manufacture of fashionable clothes; = HAUTE COUTURE. Etymology: F, = sewing, dressmaking

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Couture is the designing and making of expensive fashionable clothes, or the clothes themselves. (FORMAL) ...Christian Lacroix's first Paris couture collection. = haute couture N-UNCOUNT: oft N n



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