tailored
adjective Date: 1862 1. fashioned or fitted to resemble a tailor's work 2. custom-made 3. having the look of one fitted by a custom tailor

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  • tailored — [tā′lərd] adj. 1. having trim, simple lines: said as of some women s garments 2. specially fitted: said as of slipcovers …   English World dictionary

  • tailored — tailor tai‧lor [ˈteɪlə ǁ ər] verb [transitive] to make something or put something together so that it is exactly right for someone s needs: • We can tailor the insurance policy to fit your family s needs. tailored adjective : • tailored financial …   Financial and business terms

  • tailored — tai|lored [ˈteıləd US ərd] adj 1.) a piece of clothing that is tailored is made to fit very well ▪ a tailored suit 2.) made or done specially for someone s particular need or situation ▪ tailored financial advice …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tailored — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ beautifully, finely, immaculately, well ▪ She was wearing a beautifully tailored suit. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • tailored — tai|lored [ teılərd ] adjective 1. ) tailored clothes are shaped in a way that matches the shape of a person s body 2. ) made for a particular purpose, situation, or need: individually tailored training programs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tailored — [[t]te͟ɪlə(r)d[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Tailored clothes are designed to fit close to the body, rather than being loose. ...a white tailored shirt. Syn: fitted …   English dictionary

  • tailored — adjective 1 a piece of clothing that is tailored is made to fit very well 2 made to fit a particular need or situation: tailored financial advice …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tailored — UK [ˈteɪlə(r)d] / US [ˈteɪlərd] adjective 1) tailored clothes are shaped in a way that matches the shape of a person s body 2) made for a particular purpose, situation, or need individually tailored training programmes …   English dictionary

  • Tailored — Tailor Tai lor, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Tailored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tailoring}.] To practice making men s clothes; to follow the business of a tailor. [1913 Webster] These tailoring artists for our lays Invent cramped rules. M. Green. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tailored — /tay leuhrd/, adj. 1. (of a woman s garment) in a simple or plain style with fitted lines. Cf. dressmaker (def. 2). 2. having simple, straight lines and a neat appearance: tailored slipcovers. [1855 60; TAILOR1 + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

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