tai·lored | \ˈtā-lərd \

Definition of tailored 

1 : fashioned or fitted to resemble a tailor's work

3 : having the look of one fitted by a custom tailor

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Examples of tailored in a Sentence

pants bought off the rack never fit me so I have to buy tailored ones instead

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The professionals in tailored shirts and ties crossed paths in the halls with revelers in bright red Alexander Ovechkin shirts. Drew Fitzgerald, WSJ, "No Phones, No Exits: The AT&T Judge Wanted Folks to Hear His Verdict," 12 June 2018 The pharmacists take a personal approach, offering tailored advice and product recommendations based on each customers skin. Talia Abbas, SELF, "9 Cult French Pharmacy Products Available on Amazon," 4 July 2018 David wore a tailored suit with skinny tie for the occasion, while Victoria wore an oversize blazer with a matching skinny pants and black stilettos. Colleen Kratofil, PEOPLE.com, "Victoria Beckham Has Date Night with Brooklyn One Day After Twinning with David in Matching Suits," 27 June 2018 The program comes with $92 million in new revenue from federal, state and other sources and allows judges to order tailored treatment programs. Jeff Mcdonald, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Flush with cash, San Diego County is poised to adopt its biggest budget in history," 25 June 2018 Nevertheless, the bill sends a strong signal to regulators that Congress wants a more tailored rulebook, with looser reins for small and midsize lenders. Ryan Tracy, WSJ, "Bank Deregulation Bill Clears Congress," 22 May 2018 The morning coat is typically worn for daytime events, such as Meghan and Harry’s wedding, and consists of a tailored coat, striped trousers, turndown collar shirt, waistcoat, tie, and accessories like top hats and canes. Stacey Leasca, Southern Living, "WATCH: 9 Words You Need to Know Before the Royal Wedding," 9 May 2018 Over time, the qipao became more tailored and form-fitting, ultimately evolving into a symbol for women’s liberation and feminine self-expression. Mekita Rivas, Teen Vogue, "This Student Says Her Qipao Prom Dress Is Being Called Out for Cultural Appropriation," 30 Apr. 2018 While the virtual assistant can now recognize voices and provide personalized answers based on who's talking, the company maintains that data is only being used to make Alexa smarter and more tailored to each user. Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica, "Amazon made an Echo Dot for kids, and it costs $30 more than the original," 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of tailored

1862, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of tailored was in 1862

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