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wardrobe mistress



wardrobe mistress (plural wardrobe mistresses)

  1. (performing arts) A woman in charge of the procurement, maintenance, and inventory of the costumes and other clothing worn by performers.
    • 2008 May 16, Lina Lofaro, "Grade School Impresarios," Time:
      The wardrobe mistress from Wicked showed the kids where the nooks and crannies are hidden in the show's lavish costumes to allow the leading ladies to hang from ropes.