Definitions for haberdasherˈhæb ərˌdæʃ ər

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. clothier, haberdasher(noun)

    a merchant who sells men's clothing

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. haberdasher(Noun)

    A dealer in ribbons, buttons, thread, needles and similar sewing goods.

  2. haberdasher(Noun)

    A men's outfitter, usually a men's haberdasher.

  3. haberdasher(Noun)

    A member of the Haberdashers livery company.

  4. Origin: Uncertain but may derive from habertas

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Haberdasher(noun)

    a dealer in small wares, as tapes, pins, needles, and thread; also, a hatter

  2. Haberdasher(noun)

    a dealer in drapery goods of various descriptions, as laces, silks, trimmings, etc

  3. Origin: [Prob. fr. Icel. hapurtask trumpery, trifles, perh. through French. It is possibly akin to E. haversack, and to Icel. taska trunk, chest, pocket, G. tasche pocket, and the orig. sense was perh., peddler's wares.]

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  1. Haberdasher

    A haberdasher is a person who sells small articles for sewing, such as buttons, ribbons, zips, and other notions or a men's outfitter. A haberdasher's shop or the items sold therein are called haberdashery.


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