Definition of Couture

1. Noun. High fashion designing and dressmaking.

Generic synonyms: Dressmaking



Definition of Couture

1. Noun. (fashion) The production of high-end, custom-made clothing ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Couture

1. the business of dressmaking [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Couture

couter
couters
couth
couther
couthest
couthie
couthier
couthiest
couths
couthy
coutil
coutille
coutilles
coutils
coutinhoite
couture (current term)
coutures
couturier
couturiere
couturieres
couturiers
couvade
couvades
couvercle
couvert
couverts
couverture
couzeranite
covaledictorian
covalence

Literary usage of Couture

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1. Artists of the Nineteenth Century and Their Works: A Handbook Containing Two by Clara Erskine Clement Waters, Laurence Hutton (1879)
"couture, Thomas. (Fr.) Born at Senlis, 1815. Chevalier of the Legion of Honor. Pupil of Gros and Delaroche. He very early attracted attention and admiration ..."

2. Modern French Masters: A Series of Biographical and Critical Reviews by by John Charles Van Dyke (1896)
"Napoleon III wished to direct his artist, and of all artists couture was the least easy to ... couture never recovered from this bitter disappointment. ..."

3. Appletons' Journal (1877)
"couture does not have any regular studio, but paints all about his house in any room that he fancies ; and as he is quite independent of the ordinary ..."

4. Notes: Critical & Biographical by R.B. Gruelle. Collection of W.T. Walters by Richard B. Gruelle, William Thompson Walters (1895)
"HOMAS couture IA painter and colorist of ,rare attainment, couture - was drawn to gracefulness and beauty, calling attention to the beauties of nature and ..."

5. Reminiscences of a Portrait Painter by George Peter Alexander Healy (1894)
"THOMAS couture. TV/TY first meeting with couture, who became one of my best and dearest friends, was odd and characteristic. It was in 1834; ..."

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