dressmaker vs seamstress what difference

what is difference between dressmaker and seamstress

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

Translations



English

Alternative forms

  • sempstress

Etymology

From seamster +‎ -ess

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): (traditional) /ˈsɛm(p).stɹɪs/, (now more common) /ˈsiːm(p).stɹɪs/

Noun

seamstress (plural seamstresses)

  1. A woman who sews clothes professionally.

Related terms

  • seamster
  • sempstress
  • sewist

Translations

Anagrams

  • mastresses, rest masses, restmasses

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