Meaning of jeweller in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdʒuːələ/

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(US jeweler)
  • A person or company that makes or sells jewels or jewellery.

    ‘he is managing director of Britain's biggest jeweller’
    • ‘In 1736 Calderwood married Elinor Streeter, widow of the jeweller and lapidary William Streeter.’
    • ‘There have been complaints from Madurai about lack of assured purity in gold jewels sold by some jewellers.’
    • ‘A Sligo jeweller has agreed to sell up to 2,000 pieces of jewellery over the next year that will raise money for Concern.’
    • ‘The best known name is Rene Lalique, a jeweler and glassmaker.’
    • ‘Whoever had the receipt owned the jewellery back in the jewellers.’
    • ‘The store is occupied by the luxury jeweller Asprey, which sold it in a sale and leaseback deal for over €16 million.’
    • ‘She sells them to a jeweller in Turkey where a handsome diplomat (Vittorio de Sica) buys them.’
    • ‘If I brought it to a jeweller in Ireland who sells Tag Heuer would they give me a refund or even a credit note?’
    • ‘In 1992 the company severed its family ties and was sold to the London jeweller Asprey.’
    • ‘She returns them to M. Rémy, the jeweler who initially sold them to her husband.’
    • ‘Many of the jewellers are also presenting hall-marked jewellery items.’
    • ‘Surprisingly, Mr Marchant said it was not uncommon for jewellers to transport precious stones in this seemingly casual way.’
    • ‘On the one hand, for instance, Al Fayed says the couple visited a jewellers and chose an engagement ring.’
    • ‘Into this walks Frederic Montague, a jeweller and purveyor of precious stones who is invited to stay.’
    • ‘When the jeweller put the ear-rings back in the display, he felt Calvert pressing against his back.’
    • ‘Reports have stated that Scott had taken quite a bit of Laci's jewelry to a jeweler for some unknown reason.’
    • ‘He said there should be a deliberate policy to compel gemstone companies to sell part of their produce to local jewellers.’
    • ‘They advise potential investors to deal only with reputable jewellers and dealers who have been in the business for a long time.’
    • ‘And so it was that we arrived outside Parkhouse & Wyatt, the jewellers on Above Bar Street.’
    • ‘The gang burst into Preston's jewellers in Yorkshire Street as staff were closing the shop on Friday 4 November.’
    lapidary, gemmologist
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Middle English from Old French juelier, from joel (see jewel).