Sartorial
Sartorial Sar*to"ri*al, a. [See {Sartorius}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a tailor or his work. [1913 Webster]

Our legs skulked under the table as free from sartorial impertinences as those of the noblest savages. --Lowell. [1913 Webster]

2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the sartorius muscle. [1913 Webster]


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  • sartorial — pertaining to a tailor, 1823, from Mod.L. sartorius, from L.L. sartor tailor, lit. patcher, mender, from L. sart , pp. stem of sarcire to patch, mend. Sartorius as the name of the long leg muscle is because it is used in crossing the legs to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • sartorial — (Del lat. sartor, sastre). adj. Perteneciente o relativo al sastre y a sus actividades …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • sartorial — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to tailoring, clothes, or style of dress. DERIVATIVES sartorially adverb. ORIGIN from Latin sartor tailor …   English terms dictionary

  • sartorial — [sär tôr′ē əl] adj. [LL sartor (see SARTOR) + IAL] 1. of tailors or their work 2. of clothing or dress, esp. men s sartorially adv …   English World dictionary

  • sartorial — [[t]sɑː(r)tɔ͟ːriəl[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Sartorial means relating to clothes and to the way they are made or worn. [FORMAL] ...Sebastian s sartorial elegance... James gave him some sartorial advice. Derived words: sartorially ADV usu ADV adj He was… …   English dictionary

  • sartorial — sartorially, adv. /sahr tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to tailors or their trade: sartorial workmanship. 2. of or pertaining to clothing or style or manner of dress: sartorial splendor. 3. Anat. pertaining to the sartorius. [1815… …   Universalium

  • sartorial — adjective /sɑːˈtɔː.ɹi.əl,sɑɹˈtɔɹ.i.əl/ a) Of or relating to the tailoring of clothing. His sartorial rebellions were slight: he wore jeans, for example, when giving tutorials. b) Of or relating to the quality of dress Suits are full of joy. They… …   Wiktionary

  • sartorial — adjective formal connected with men s clothes or how they are made: sartorial elegance: a man of great sartorial elegance sartorially adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sartorial — adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin sartor Date: 1823 of or relating to a tailor or tailored clothes; broadly of or relating to clothes < poor sartorial taste > • sartorially adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sartorial — ► adjetivo Del sastre o de sus actividades. * * * sartorial. (Del lat. sartor, sastre). adj. Perteneciente o relativo al sastre y a sus actividades …   Enciclopedia Universal

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