milliner milliner  /ˈmɪ lɪ nər/


  • (n) someone who makes and sells hats



  1. Photographer Steichen was born in Milwaukee in 1879, son of a copper miner and a milliner.
  2. For one night in Paris, you're not a corporate lawyer you're a concert pianist turned milliner.
  3. Instead of using the conventional costly flowers and bows, an enterprising milliner trimmed a green straw frame with a spray of thirty-two $1 bills.


  • 5 hot alternatives to fascinators

    Milliner Philip Treacy has declared the fascinator ‘dead.’ Here’s how to tress up instead. — JOHANNAH MASTERS...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: New York Post


  • Early on, when the Archbishop of Dublin demanded changes to his portrait, Stuart responded that "a dressmaker may alter a dress; a milliner a cap; a tailor a coat, but a painter may give up his art, if he attempts to alter to please."
    on Mar 25, 2005 By: Gilbert Stuart Source: Washington Post

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