[moh-deest; French maw-deest] /moʊˈdist; French mɔˈdist/

noun, plural modistes
[moh-deests; French maw-deest] /moʊˈdists; French mɔˈdist/ (Show IPA)
Older Use. a female maker of or dealer in women’s fashionable attire.
a fashionable dressmaker or milliner


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