designer

designer
I. designer de‧sign‧er 1 [dɪˈzaɪnə ǁ -ər] noun [countable] JOBS
someone whose job is to design products, equipment, furniture, clothes etc:

• This former Lockheed aircraft designer helped develop more than 40 airplanes and spacecraft.

ˈfashion deˌsigner JOBS
someone whose job is to design clothes
ˈgraphic deˌsigner JOBS
someone whose job is combining pictures and words, for example in books and magazines or in advertising
inˌdustrial deˈsigner JOBS
someone whose job is designing industrial equipment or products
  [m0] II. designer designer 2 adjective [only before a noun]
designer clothes are fashionable and expensive and have been designed by a well-known fashion designer:

• a boutique selling designer clothes

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designer UK US /dɪˈzaɪnər/ noun [C]
a person who imagines how something could be made, or what it would look like, and makes plans for it: »

a fashion designer

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She set herself up as an interior designer.

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a software/web designer.

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designer UK US /dɪˈzaɪnər/ adjective [before noun] MARKETING, PRODUCTION
made by a famous or fashionable designer: »

designer jeans/sunglasses

made to interest or attract people by being new and fashionable: »

designer coffee

made by changing the natural or chemical structure of something: »

designer drugs/foods


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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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

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  • 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

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