tailored

adjective

tai·​lored ˈtā-lərd How to pronounce tailored (audio)
1
: fashioned or fitted to resemble a tailor's work
2
3
: having the look of one fitted by a custom tailor

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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Word History

First Known Use

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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“Tailored.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tailored. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

tailored

adjective
tai·​lored ˈtā-lərd How to pronounce tailored (audio)
1
: fashioned or fitted like a tailor's work
2

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