Definition of tailor-made in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈˌtālər ˈmād/


1(Of clothes) made by a tailor for a particular customer: tailor-made suits
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  • Last year I purchased 5 stylish tailor-made suits and all the pants have pleats.
  • That's the beauty of a tailor-made suit; you won't need to have it altered several times before it fits perfectly.
  • They'll add a touch of class to your new tailor-made suit, of course.
1.1Made, adapted, or suited for a particular purpose or person: he was tailor-made for the job
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  • Future developments could also see new gene-based drugs being tailor-made to a person's individual DNA to make them more effective in combating disease.
  • A programme of therapies is tailor-made for each child.
  • Situated in the centre of the Barony of Erris, Belmullet lies between the bays of Broadhaven to the north, and Blacksod to the south and is tailor-made for such a festival.


A garment that has been specially made for a particular customer: a lady in a red tailor-made
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  • Spielberg was in shorts and Jurassic Park baseball cap as he chatted with Rupert Murdoch in a Savile Row tailor-made.
  • Tailor-mades were always described as ideal for travelling.

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Syllabification: tai·lor-made

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