designer · noun C /dəˈzɑɪ.nər/Full view
B1 someone who draws and plans how something will be made
Dictionary example:

a fashion/software designer

Learner example:

After five months, she was working as a co-designer with the best Italian designer, although she was just a student. (First Certificate in English; B2; Spanish)

designer · adjective always before noun /dəˈzɑɪ.nər/
B2 made by a famous or fashionable designer
Dictionary examples:

designer jeans/sunglasses

I can't afford designer labels/designer label clothes.

Learner example:

People like designer clothes like Armani, Chanel [and] so on. (First Certificate in English; B2; Korean)

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