Definition of seamstress noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsiːmstrəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsiːmstrəs//
; BrE BrE//ˈsemstrəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsemstrəs//
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a woman who can sew and make clothes or whose job is sewing and making clothes Word Origin late 16th cent.: from archaic seamster, sempster ‘tailor, seamstress’ + -ess.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: seamstress