Definition of bespoke in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /bɪˈspəʊk/


1(Of goods, especially clothing) made to order: a bespoke suit
More example sentences
  • A latter-day dandy, he was renowned as much for his cut-glass vowels as for his Savile Row suits, bespoke shirts and handmade brogues.
  • At that point, you may as well consider ordering a bespoke suit.
  • A bespoke suit really does cover flaws perfectly.
1.1(Of a trader) making bespoke items of clothing: the bespoke tailors of Savile Row
More example sentences
  • I passed bespoke tailors and furriers with 'liquidacion' painted across the windows, bored shop assistants watching children pick over the garbage outside.
  • Gerard, a bespoke tailor with 52 years of experience in the trade, started chalking cloth again.
  • There is such a shortage of bespoke tailors in Britain that shops based in London's exclusive Savile Row ask him to create suits at his factory for some of their most famous clients.
1.2(Of a computer program) written or adapted for a specific user or purpose: completely bespoke software systems
More example sentences
  • My business uses a bespoke software program to hold details of all my staff and customers.
  • Contours from maps can be plotted into a bespoke program that will work out their position in 3 - D space and give them an x, y, z value.
  • And with the hard disk went that collection of databases, shareware and bespoke programming that he had assembled.

Words that rhyme with bespoke

awoke, bloke, broke, choke, cloak, Coke, convoke, croak, evoke, folk, invoke, joke, Koch, moke, oak, okey-doke, poke, provoke, revoke, roque, smoke, soak, soke, spoke, stoke, stony-broke (US stone-broke), stroke, toke, toque, woke, yoke, yolk

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: be|spoke

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Related Words