tailor-made

adjective
tai·​lor-made | \ ˌtā-lər-ˈmād How to pronounce tailor-made (audio) \

Definition of tailor-made

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : made by a tailor or with a tailor's care and style
2 : made or fitted especially to a particular use or purpose
3 : factory made rather than hand-rolled tailor-made cigarettes

tailor-made

noun

Definition of tailor-made (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that is tailor-made specifically : a woman's garment styled for a trim fit and with stiff straight lines

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Synonyms: Adjective

Antonyms: Adjective

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First Known Use of tailor-made

Adjective

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1892, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tailor-made was in 1832

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“Tailor-made.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tailor-made. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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tailor-made

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English Language Learners Definition of tailor-made

: made by a tailor
: made or seeming to have been made for a particular person or purpose

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