Definition of dressmaking in English:

dressmaking

noun

See dressmaker

  • ‘I do not want to go to Bradford to look at books about dressmaking and as a dressmaking tutor I do not want to have to order a book simply by its title alone.’
  • ‘Paddy was also responsible for dispatching many sewing machines, which formed the basis of a thriving school for tailoring and dressmaking.’
  • ‘Please rest assured that the dressmaking (ironing, hemming) is continuing, although there have been some problems with getting support in certain problem areas.’
  • ‘These designers feel that most of the time dressmaking suffers ‘because of the way measurements are taken’.’
  • ‘Other courses included dressmaking, upholstery and machine knitting, as well as basic skills such as English for speakers of other languages.’

Pronunciation

dressmaking

/ˈdrɛsmeɪkɪŋ/