Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A tailor.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A man or woman employed in sewing: in early use applied to those who sewed leather as well as cloth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete One who sews well, or whose occupation is to sew.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A man who sews clothes professionally

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person whose occupation is making and altering garments

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English semester, from Old English sēamestre : sēam, seam; see seam + -estre, feminine agent suff.]

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