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seamstress

seam·stress

seamstress

pronunciation:
sim strihs
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part of speech: noun
definition: a woman who sews, esp. as an occupation.
similar words:
dressmaker
Word Parts
The word seamstress contains the following part:
-ess Greek noun-forming suffix that means female