February 28, 2012


tier |ti(ə)r|nouna row or level of a structure, typically one of a series of rows placed one above the other and successively receding or diminishing in size a tier of seats [in combination ]the room was full of three-tier metal bunks.• one of a number of successively overlapping ruffles or flounces on a garment.• a level or grade within the hierarchy of an organization or system companies have taken out a tier of management to save money.DERIVATIVEStiered |ti(ə)rd| adjectiveORIGIN late 15th cent.: from French tire‘sequence, order,’ from tirer ‘elongate, draw.’Carolina Herrera's tiered skirt style gowns:

 Tiered skirt style by Dilek Hanif, Elie Saab, and Gattinoni:

Zuhair Murad's tiered dresses:

Tiered skirt style dresses by Chanel, D&G, Emporio Armani, Giambattista Valli, Lela Rose, and Naeem Khan:

 Monique Lhuillier Tiered(s):

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