[koo-teel, -til] /kuˈtil, -ˈtɪl/
a sturdy fabric constructed of a compactly woven herringbone twill.
[koo-too r; French koo-tyr] /kuˈtʊər; French kuˈtür/ noun 1. the occupation of a ; dressmaking and designing. 2. fashion designers or collectively. 3. the clothes and related articles designed by such designers. 4. the business establishments of such designers, especially where clothes are made to order. adjective 5. created or produced by a fashion designer: […]
[koo-too r-ee-ey, -ee-er, -too r-yey; French koo-ty-ryey] /kuˈtʊər iˌeɪ, -i ər, -ˈtʊər yeɪ; French ku tüˈryeɪ/ noun, plural couturiers [koo-too r-ee-eyz, -ee-erz, -too r-yeyz; French koo-ty-ryey] /kuˈtʊər iˌeɪz, -i ərz, -ˈtʊər yeɪz; French ku tüˈryeɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a person who designs, makes, and sells fashionable clothes for women. /kuːˈtʊərɪˌeɪ; French kutyrje/ noun 1. a […]
[koo-too r-ee-er, -ee-er; French koo-ty-ryer] /kuˈtʊər i ər, -iˌɛr; French ku tüˈryɛr/ noun, plural couturières [koo-too r-ee-erz, -erz; French koo-ty-ryer] /kuˈtʊər i ərz, -ˌɛrz; French ku tüˈryɛr/ (Show IPA) 1. a woman who is a couturier.
[koo-vahd; French koo-vad] /kuˈvɑd; French kuˈvad/ noun 1. a practice among some peoples, as the Basques of Spain, in which a man, immediately preceding the birth of his child, takes to his bed in an enactment of the birth experience and subjects himself to various taboos usually associated with pregnancy. /kuːˈvɑːd; French kuvad/ noun 1. […]