cus·​tom-tai·​lor ˈkə-stəm-ˈtā-lər How to pronounce custom-tailor (audio)
custom-tailored; custom-tailoring; custom-tailors

transitive verb

: to alter, plan, or build according to individual specifications or needs

Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of custom-tailor was in 1895

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Cite this Entry

“Custom-tailor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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