wardrobe mistress

wardrobe mistress
A woman in charge of the procurement, maintenance, and inventory of the costumes and other clothing worn by performers.

The wardrobe mistress from Wicked showed the kids where the nooks and crannies are hidden in the shows lavish costumes to allow the leading ladies to hang from ropes.


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  • wardrobe mistress — wardrobe ,mistress noun count a woman with responsibility for the wardrobe department of a theater, a movie production, or a television company …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wardrobe mistress — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms wardrobe mistress : singular wardrobe mistress plural wardrobe mistresses theatre, cinema a woman with responsibility for the wardrobe department of a theatre, a film production, or a television company …   English dictionary

  • wardrobe mistress — a woman in charge of keeping theatrical costumes cleaned, pressed, and in wearable condition. [1895 1900] * * * ˈwardrobe mistress [wardrobe mistress] ˈwardrobe master noun a person whose job is to take care of the clothes that the actors in a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wardrobe mistress — /ˈwɔdroʊb mɪstrəs/ (say wawdrohb mistruhs) noun TV, Film, Theatre, etc. a woman in charge of wardrobe, whose task is to maintain the costumes for successive performances and to assist the performers in dressing …  

  • wardrobe mistress — a woman in charge of keeping theatrical costumes cleaned, pressed, and in wearable condition. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • wardrobe mistress — n. woman who is responsible for the costumes on a movie set or in a theater …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wardrobe mistress —   Wahine mālama kapa …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • wardrobe master — wardrobe mistress or wardrobe master noun A person who looks after the theatrical costumes of a company or of an individual actor or actress • • • Main Entry: ↑wardrobe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wardrobe Supervisor — The Wardrobe Supervisor is responsible for supervising all wardrobe related activities during the course of a theatrical run. The modern title Wardrobe Supervisor has evolved from the more traditional titles of Wardrobe Mistress/Master or… …   Wikipedia

  • wardrobe — n. 1 a large movable or built in cupboard with rails, shelves, hooks, etc., for storing clothes. 2 a person s entire stock of clothes. 3 the costume department or costumes of a theatre, a film company, etc. 4 a department of a royal household in… …   Useful english dictionary

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