Definitions for couturekuˈtʊər; Fr. kuˈtür

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cou•turekuˈtʊər; Fr. kuˈtür(n.)

  1. the occupation or business of a couturier.

    Category: Clothing

  2. fashion designers or couturiers collectively.

    Category: Clothing

  3. the apparel created by such designers.

    Category: Clothing

  4. (adj.)created by a fashion designer or pertaining to or suggesting such creation:

    couture clothes; the couture look.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of couture:

1905–10; < F: lit., sewing, seam < VL *cō(n)sūtūra= L consūt(us), ptp. of consuere to sew together (con-con - +suere to sew ) +-ūra -ure ; cf. suture

Princeton's WordNet

  1. couture(noun)

    high fashion designing and dressmaking


  1. couture(Noun)

    The production of high-end, custom-made clothing

  2. Origin: Shortening of haute couture, thus ultimately from

Translations for couture

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the activity of sewing

I was taught sewing at school.

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