“follower of fashion,” 1837, from mode (n.2) + -ist.
[moh-deest; French maw-deest] /moʊˈdist; French mɔˈdist/ noun, plural modistes [moh-deests; French maw-deest] /moʊˈdists; French mɔˈdist/ (Show IPA) 1. Older Use. a female maker of or dealer in women’s fashionable attire. /məʊˈdiːst/ noun 1. a fashionable dressmaker or milliner
[maw-jes-kuh] /mɔˈdʒɛs kə/ noun 1. Helena [huh-ley-nuh] /həˈleɪ nə/ (Show IPA), (Helena Opid Modrzejewska) 1840–1909, Polish actress, in U.S. after 1876.
[moh-dok] /ˈmoʊ dɒk/ noun, plural Modocs (especially collectively) Modoc. 1. a member of an American Indian people belonging to the Lutuamian group and ranging from southern Oregon to northern California. noun [origin unknown]
[moh-dok] /ˈmoʊ dɒk/ noun 1. .