Meaning of currier in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkʌrɪə/


  • A person who curries leather.

    ‘Leather was softened or beaten by people called curriers, or gurriers.’
    • ‘There have always been stealthy curriers of influence who parasitically attach themselves to powerful figures, sucking their life-bloods, and then by association becoming powerful themselves.’
    • ‘The upholstery is made by the Italian currier.’
    • ‘A thousand years ago, all this had to be done over a smooth beam with a series of tools by a man who became known as a ‘currier’.’


Late Middle English from Old French corier, from Latin coriarius, from corium ‘leather’.