Definition of costumist in English:

costumist

noun

  • 1An expert or specialist in costume, especially historical costume. Now rare.

  • 2A person employed by a theatre or film company to supply, fit, and look after actors' costumes.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Morning Post. From costume + -ist.

Pronunciation

costumist

/ˈkɒstjuːmɪst//ˈkɒstʃuːmɪst/