designer

I UK [dɪˈzaɪnə(r)] / US [dɪˈzaɪnər] noun [countable]
Word forms "designer":
singular designer plural designers
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someone whose job is to decide how to make things or to decide their shape or appearance

a fashion designer


II UK [dɪˈzaɪnə(r)] / US [dɪˈzaɪnər] adjective [only before noun]
a) designer clothes are made by a famous designer and are usually expensive and fashionable

designer jeans

clothes with designer labels

b) used about other expensive things that are bought, used, or done by people who like to be fashionable

designer sandwiches


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • designer — [ dizajnɶr; dezajnɶr ] n. • 1969; de design, d apr. l angl. amér. designer ♦ Anglic. Spécialiste du design. ⇒ créateur, dessinateur, styliste (II). Un designer de carrosseries. Par ext. Décorateur qui adopte le style « design ». Hôtel refait par… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • désigner — designer [ dizajnɶr; dezajnɶr ] n. • 1969; de design, d apr. l angl. amér. designer ♦ Anglic. Spécialiste du design. ⇒ créateur, dessinateur, styliste (II). Un designer de carrosseries. Par ext. Décorateur qui adopte le style « design ». Hôtel… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • designer — DESIGNER, designeri, s.m. Specialist în design. [pr.: dizáiner] – Din engl., fr. designer. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 12.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  DESIGNER [pr: dizáiner] designeri m. Persoană specializată în design. /<engl., fr. designer …   Dicționar Român

  • designer — has been since the 1960s a vogue word first used in the fashion world to describe articles bearing the name of a famous designer and therefore prestigious and expensive. In this use designer is used attributively (before a noun), as in designer… …   Modern English usage

  • Designer — Occupation Description Competencies Technical knowledge, teamwork abilities, artistic skills (varies) A designer is a person who designs. More formally, a designer is an agent that specifies the structural properties of a design… …   Wikipedia

  • designer — index architect, contractor, developer, materialman Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • désigner — DÉSIGNER. v. a. Dénoter une personne, une chose par des expressions, par des marques, par des symboles qui la font connoître. Il ne l a point nommé dans son discours; mais il l a si bien désigné, qu on l a aisément reconnu. Qu avez vous voulu… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • designer — [di zīn′ər] n. a person who designs; specif., one who makes original sketches, patterns, etc. [a scene designer] adj. designating or of products, esp. fashionable clothing, styled by and often named after a noted designer [designer jeans] …   English World dictionary

  • designer — 1640s, one who schemes; agent noun from DESIGN (Cf. design). Meaning one who makes an artistic design or a construction plan is from 1660s. In fashion, as an adj., bearing the label of a famous clothing designer (thus presumed to be expensive or… …   Etymology dictionary

  • designer — Designer. v. a. Denoter une personne, une chose par des expressions, par des marques, par des symboles qui la font connoistre. Il ne l a point nommé dans son discours, mais il l a si bien designé, qu on l a aisément reconnu. qu avez vous voulu… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • designer — ► NOUN 1) a person who designs things. 2) (before another noun ) made by a famous fashion designer: designer jeans …   English terms dictionary

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