Definitions for haberdasherˈhæb ərˌdæʃ ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clothier, haberdasher(noun)

    a merchant who sells men's clothing


  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 Dictionary

  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.]


  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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