dressmaker vs needlewoman what difference

what is difference between dressmaker and needlewoman

English

Etymology

dress +‎ maker

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈdɹɛsˌmeɪkɚ/

Noun

dressmaker (plural dressmakers)

  1. A person who makes tailor-made women’s clothes.

Coordinate terms

  • seamstress
  • tailor

Derived terms

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English

Etymology

From needle +‎ woman.

Noun

needlewoman (plural needlewomen)

  1. A woman who works with a needle; a female embroiderer, sewer, etc.

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