R täˈyər,
+V -ˈyər‧;
−R -ˈyə̄,
+vowel in a word following without pause -ˈyər‧ or -ˈyə̄ also ˈyə̄r
plural -s
: the dealer in a card game
: a woman's tailored costume
especially : a suit for town wear

Word History


French, literally, cutter, tailor, from Old French

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Dictionary Entries Near tailleur

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“Tailleur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tailleur. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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