Definition of "milliner" [mil•li•ner]

  • One that makes, trims, designs, or sells hats. (noun)

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Use "milliner" in a sentence
  • ""The term milliner covered a wide variety of skills, including making cloaks, muffs, hoops, gloves, riding habits and petticoats" Miriam Moss, Women and Business (London: Wayland"
  • "Well, this milliner is inspired – by the writing, the ideas, and the hat."
  • "She might have been a prosperous milliner from the Commercial Road, and she had a meek man along who wore the husband's air of depressed responsibility."