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See also: Tailor
- tailour (obsolete)
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈteɪlɚ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈteɪlə/
Audio (US) (file)
- Homophone: tailer
- Rhymes: -eɪlə(ɹ)
tailor (plural tailors)
- A person who makes, repairs, or alters clothes professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.
- He works as a tailor on Swanston Street.
- (Australia) The fish Pomatomus saltatrix.
- (fish): bluefish
Terms derived from tailor
person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing as profession
Pomatomus saltatrix — see bluefish
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- (transitive, intransitive) To make, repair, or alter clothes.
- We can tailor that jacket for you if you like.
- (transitive) To make or adapt (something) for a specific need.
- The website was tailored to the client's needs.
- (transitive) To restrict (something) in order to meet a particular need.
- a narrowly tailored law
make, repair, or alter clothing
adapt for a specific need
restrict something to particular need
- Australian Fish and How to Catch Them, Richard Allan, Landsdowne Publishing, 1990, →ISBN.