Definition of lacemaker in US English:

lacemaker

noun

  • See lacemaking

    • ‘There we celebrated Lacemaker's Day, participating in an homage for Enriqueta Alcazar Cuadra, a 91 year old lacemaker, pictured on page 20 with her pillow and beautiful work she is preparing as trim and insert for a set of sheets and pillow cases.’
    • ‘Ah, mademoiselle's mother, perhaps, was a lacemaker.’
    • ‘This is the story of the intrepid lacemakers of Loughborough, whose struggle to earn a living took some of them to Devon, some of them to Calais, and finally - trapped between the poorhouses of England and the French Revolution of 1848-to a new life in the colonies of Australia.’
    • ‘We have done homage to the old lacemakers of Haute-Loire.’
    • ‘The FAQ s for the list contain information for all lacemakers.’

Pronunciation

lacemaker

/ˈlāsˌmākər//ˈleɪsˌmeɪkər/